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Monday, June 27th, 2011
Bethel Slone
Bethel Slone, 73, Wapakoneta, died June 24, 2011, at his home.
He was born April 18, 1938, in Knott County, Ky., to Sylvester and Phebie Slone. On June 17, 1958, he married Ila Mae Craft, who survives.
Also surviving are five children, Curt (Candy) Slone, Wapakoneta, Kathie (Mike) Mikos, Peoria, Ariz., Brenda (Ronnie) Widmark, Becky (Rob) Peterson and Helen (Daniel) Shelley, all of Wapakoneta; siblings, Pearl (Loy) Maggard, Hollybush, Ky., Goldie (Doug) Lawhorn, Portsmouth, Sylvia (Bob) Kohlhorst, St. Marys, Raffie Slone, Columbus, Betty Kanorr, Wapakoneta, Rita (Carlos) Mosley, Lima, and Ruth (Billy) Howard, Arizona; 15 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Ray Slone; and sisters, Avanell Slone, Ruby Slone, Hester Reynolds and infant sister Helen Marie Slone.
He retired as a woodworker at Mersman Furniture, Celina.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, Wapakoneta, the Rev. Ed Ingram officiating. Burial will follow in Resthaven Memory Gardens.
Calling is 2-8 p.m Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association or the American Heart Association.
Condolences may be directed to bayliffandeleyfh.com.
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