Funeral services for Mary Katherine Slocum were held March 14, 2023, at the Calvary Baptist Church in Silver Creek. Interment followed in the Calvary Cemetery. Mrs. Slocum entered into the eternal rest of her Lord on March 11 at Southwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center in McComb.
Saulters Moore Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers were Anthony Rogers, Brad McSwain, Blain Rogers, Jance Dunaway, Dylan Slocum, and Drake Slocum. Honorary bearer was Gary Bass.
Mrs. Slocum was born Aug. 10, 1939, in Lawrence County to Homer Nelson and Mary Lou Sills Nelson. Mrs. Slocum was a nurse’s aide at Lawrence County Hospital for 20-plus years. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
Mrs. Slocum was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Hollis Slocum; and daughters, Sandy Slocum and Kathy Dunaway.
She is survived by her son, Daniel Slocum (Kacey), of Silver Creek; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.