Obituary for Mr. Dewayne Sloate

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Mr. Dewayne Sloate

May 31, 1951 - January 9, 2019

Dewayne Sloate, age 67, passed away peacefully on Wednesday afternoon, January 9, 2019 at his home in Morgantown.

He was born May 31, 1951 in DeWitt, Arkansas to his parents, the late Clarence and Clara Bell (Watson) Sloate. Dewayne was a 1970 graduate of DeWitt High School and went on to marry Sharon L. (Main) Sloate on February 5, 1972 in Naylor, Missouri.

He retired in 2013 as a truck driver for Gregory Logistics of Poplar Bluff, Missouri. Dewayne was a lifelong member of the General Assembly and Church of the Firstborn, being baptized on August 6, 1981. He enjoyed traveling with his wife, visiting brethren and family. Dewayne was a fan of the St. Louis Cardinals, Arkansas Razorbacks football and college basketball.

Dewayne is survived by his wife, Sharon L Sloate of Morgantown; children, John (Moira) Sloate of Tahlequah, OK and Theresa (Eric) Brickey of Purcell, OK; grandchildren, Tristian (Martha) Sloate and Zachary Sloate both of Tahlequah, OK; a special granddaughter, Brittney Flora and her children, Brylin and Gabriel all of Morgantown, and several nieces, nephews, family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Carnell Sloate, Joyce Bohall, Wanda Heidlebaugh, Louise Poor, Calvin, Glen, Loyal and Ted Sloate.

Bros. Rodger Bunch and Jeff Bryant will conduct a funeral service on Monday at 11 a.m. at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home. Additional visitation will be held on Tuesday from 1-2 p.m. at Edwards Funeral Home in Doniphan, Missouri followed by a graveside service at 2:30 p.m. at Stephens Cemetery in Ripley Co.

Expressions of caring and kindness may be sent to the Sloate family at

Information: (812) 597-4670





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Visitation Information

Date: Sunday, January 13, 2019

Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Meredith - Clark Funeral Home


179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160

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Service Information

Date: Monday, January 14, 2019

Time: 11:00 am

Meredith - Clark Funeral Home


179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160

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Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Time: 2:30 pm

Stephens Cemetery


Ripley County, Missouri

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Born: May 31, 1951
Died: January 9, 2019

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Betty Fujinami posted on 1/15/19

Brother DeWayne may be Gone, but he is not forgotten🙏 My heart goes out to my cousin and her family on losing him. There are really no words that can convey what my heart feels. I will cherish the memory of Bro. DeWayne coming to Clovis and having church in my home. He was a faithful worker for the lord.❤️


Betty Fujinami posted on 1/15/19

All my love and prayers for my cousin Sharon and her family. Words cannot convey what my heart Truley feels for you all. DeWayne was such a good guy and he will be dearly missed.


Deborah Edwards Arganbright posted on 1/14/19

Sharon and Family, I am sorry to hear of this. Thinking and praying for you all. With Love, Deborah


Shelby posted on 1/12/19

The family is in my thoughts and prayers for strength and comfort.


Deana Helm and family posted on 1/12/19

Rest easy uncle Dewayne


William Howard posted on 1/12/19

I have very good memories of Dewayne as I was growing up. Prayers and thoughts go out to Dewayne’s family and friends.


Rodney and Amanda Fisher posted on 1/11/19

We are so sorry to hear about the loss of Brother Dewayne. Our hearts and prayers go out to his family.


Henriedda Poore posted on 1/11/19

Brother Dewayne Sloate will be missed very much he was a good man.


Gerald and Gladys martinez posted on 1/11/19

In memory of Dewayne, Gerald and Gladys martinez lit a candle


Brenda (Stevens, Blake) Kelly posted on 1/11/19

In memory of Dewayne, Brenda (Stevens, Blake) Kelly lit a candle


Brenda (Stevens, Blake) Kelly posted on 1/11/19

Sister Sharon, I am so sorry for your loss. I love you and have fond memories of our families and times together. I just wanted to let you know I would be praying for you and yours.


Nadine McFarland posted on 1/11/19

Prayer for family and friends.Mr.Dewayne was a good man. He will be missed by many.💕


Erica Rhoden posted on 1/11/19

In memory of Dewayne, Erica Rhoden lit a candle


Bro. Larry Wayne and Sis. Sondra Chapman posted on 1/11/19

I am so sorry for your loss of Bro. Dewayne. He was a very special brother. I will be praying for you all!