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301 E High Street
POTOSI, MO 63664
Phone: (573) 438-2105
Fax: (573) 438-7279
Mildred Sluder

Mildred Velara Sluder (Phares)

Thursday, January 17th, 1952 - Friday, February 22nd, 2019
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Mildred Velara Sluder of Potosi, Missouri passed away on Friday, February 22, 2019 at the SSM Heath St. Clare Hospital having reached the age of sixty-seven years, one month and five days. Mildred was born on January 17, 1952, a daughter of the late Oval Phares and the late Norma (Wilson) Phares. On June 28, 1985, Mildred was united in marriage to Garry Sluder and they shared thirty-three years together.

Survivors include her beloved husband, Garry Sluder; four children: Larry (Michelle) Turney Jr., Billy (Melanie) Coffman, Bobby (Sherry) Coffman and Angela (Damon) Johnson; four siblings: Homer (Wilma) Phares, Lee (Scott) Mathenia, Lacy (Joyce) Phares and Faye (Gary) Henson; brother-in-law, Terry Davis; nineteen grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren; nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

In addition to her father and mother, Mildred was preceded in death by her daughter, Nancy Turney; and two sisters: Barbara Davis and Maybell Phares.

The family received friends on Sunday, February 24, 2019 from 5:00-8:00 PM and Monday, February 25, 2019 from 9:00-11:00 AM at the DeClue Funeral Home.

A Funeral Service was held on Monday, February 25, 2019 at 11:00 AM held at the DeClue Chapel with Pastor Matt Woods officiating.

Interment followed in the Shirley Union Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted into the care and direction of the DeClue Funeral Home.
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, February 24th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Sunday, February 24th, 2019 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    DeClue Funeral Home
    301 E High Street
    Potosi, MO 63664
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  • Second Visitation

    Monday, February 25th, 2019 | 9:00am - 11:00am
    Monday, February 25th, 2019 9:00am - 11:00am
    DeClue Funeral Home
    301 E High Street
    Potosi, MO 63664
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Monday, February 25th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Monday, February 25th, 2019 11:00am
    DeClue Memorial Chapel
    301 E High Street
    Potosi, MO 63664
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    Pastor Matt Woods
  • Interment

    Shirley Union Cemetery
    State Highway 8 West
    Shirely, MO 63664
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Pat Jarvis-Medley

Posted at 09:19am
Larry and Michelle and Faye and Gary and rest of the family--So sorry for your loss. Praying for the family.

Becky Ballard

Posted at 06:04pm
You all have my deepest sympathy, Ive known Mildred for over 50 years she was always a happy person who was full of life...

Monty and Lisa Hines

Posted at 05:11pm
You will always be in my memories and heart. Aunt MiMi, you will be greatly missed.
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