Obituary: Landon Ryan Slaughter

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Landon Ryan Slaughter, 4, of Columbia, joined God's precious angels on Saturday, May 7, 2011, at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital in Nashville.

Born November 21, 2006, in Columbia, he was the son of Ryan and Lana Uzzell Slaughter. Landon attended Little Tikes Day Care of Lewisburg and Viola Baptist Church. He played T-Ball for Buster Custom Barns in Columbia. Landon loved trains, big trucks, riding his four-wheeler, and digging worms. He also loved hunting and fishing with his Daddy. Landon had an amazing personality and a great big heart that touched so many. He enjoyed life by spending time with his family and friends.

In addition to his loving parents, he is survived by his grandparents, Herbert Danny and Sherry Slaughter, and Randy and Vanessa Uzzell; uncle and aunt, Kerby and Ashley Slaughter; cousin, Tucker D. Slaughter; great-grandparents, Earlene Phaye (Jerry) Pipkin and Helen Gail Estes, Frank and Faye Uzzell and Ruth King; one great-great-grandmother, Oma Bradford; and many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 12, at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Mylen Coble officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens.

The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 3 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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Pallbearers will be Josh Davis, Joseph Ellich, David Katzenberger, and Dustin Fitzgerald.

Honorary pallbearers will be Bryant Brewer, Casey Hill, Dustin Carroll, Johnathan Uzzell, Nicholas Clark, Amanda Hood, Amelia Holmes, and Little Tikes Day Care.