Sharlene “Shine” Turner Slate, 90, of Collinsville, Va. passed away on Monday, May 3, 2021. She was born November 24, 1930 in Henry Va. to George H. Turner and Hester Hagwood Turner.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Will David Slate; sister, Ola Laxton; brothers, Woodrow, Carlton and Paul Turner.
Sharlene retired from DuPont and later worked with Bassett Furniture Industries. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Collinsville. She was also a very proud and longtime member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She volunteered at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville for over 30 years.
She loved her family, enjoyed reading and working in her flowers.
She is survived by her sons, John David Slate (Katherine) and James Barry Slate (Karen); granddaughters, Lauren and Claire Slate; numerous nieces and nephews; and her special friend Tommy Holliman.
A visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, May 7, 2021 at Collins Funeral Home Chapel. A graveside service will be held at a later date at the Slate Family Cemetery in Patrick County.
Arrangements are being handled by Collins Funeral Home, Bassett, VA
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