Lila J. Slayko 09/08/2016

Lila SlaykoLila J. Slayko
Lila Jane Slayko, passed away quietly at her home in Canton on September 8, 2016, with her family by her side at the age of 79.  Calling hours will be 1 -2 PM, Saturday, September 10, 2016, funeral service will be at 2:30 PM, Minister Paul Slayko (son) of the DeKalb Church of Christ officiating, burial to follow in Hermon Cemetery. She is survived by her sons, Edward and his wife Dawn Slayko of DeKalb, Paul and his wife Sandy Slayko of Hermon, Kevin and his wife Angelica Baker of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Eric and his wife Jessica Baker of Cisco, Texas, daughters, Karen Slayko of Syracuse, Carol and her husband Glenn Beck of Ranger, Texas, sisters, Rachel Miner and Esther Cleveland both of Hermon, 16 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sons, Keith Baker, Douglas Slayko and a grandson, Ryan Slayko. Lila was born on May 13, 1937 in Pierrepont, the daughter of the late Edward and Mayfred Stone Fifield. She was a nurses’ aide at Western Manor in Ranger, Texas and an aide for many home health care agencies. She was a member of the Pilgrim Holiness Church in Russell. Lila enjoyed playing cards, baking and flower gardening. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the Diabetes Foundation.

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  1. Mom,
    May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind always be at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face, and the rains fall soft upon your fields. And until we meet again, May GOD hold you in the hollow of his hand.

  2. Dear Lila,
    It has been an absolute pleasure and I am truly thankful to have had you as a part of life. Though you will be greatly missed your memory will live on through your children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. I have faith that we will meet again. Love you.

  3. Love you grandma lila I miss you and I know that you are in a beautiful place right now, I know that I barely got to see you but that’s not what matters the most, you will forever be missed and loved.

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