Benny Slaton


Funeral services for Benny Slaton, 75, of Baldwin, were held Sunday, Oct. 11, at Mountain View Baptist Church, Baldwin, with the Rev. Scott Slaton, the Rev. Jamie Harvey and the Rev. Chad Parker officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.

  Mr. Slaton passed away Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020.

    Born April 21, 1945, in Toccoa, he was a son of the late Henry Ben and Dollie Crisp Slaton. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Linda Loudermilk Slaton; sons, Andrew "Andy" Slaton, and Clinton Loudermilk; sisters, Barbara Jean Bowman, Esther Brady and Faye Simmons.

Mr. Slaton was a Mason and a member of Mountain View Baptist Church in Baldwin. He was a retired truck driver with L.A.D. Trucking.

Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Angela Kay Taylor (Chris) of Baldwin, Amy Leigh Watson (David). and Michelle Loudermilk Farmer (Dusty), all of Mt. Airy; grandchildren, Drew Cantrell, Alex Cantrell, Ben Slaton, Dalton Watson, Kayleigh Watson, Taylar Medders and Emilee Sullens; great-grandchildren, Tucker Hill, Ella Hill, and Westen Cantrell; brother and sister-in-law, Sam and Judy Slaton of Hiawassee; sister, Lynn Slaton Tench of Alto; and several nieces and nephews. 

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia was in charge of arrangements.