Deloris M. Slocum, 80, of Fredericktown, died Tuesday, August 8, 2017. She was born May 11, 1937 in Fredericktown, daughter of William and Birdie (DeSpain) Carpenter.
Deloris married Joseph Slocum July 20, 1955 in Fredericktown.
Mrs. Slocum was preceded in death by her parents; sisters Eskel Brewington, Edna Fisher, and Lorene Graham; brothers Clarence Carpenter, Paul Carpenter, Edward Carpenter and Herman Carpenter.
Surviving are her husband; sons Alan (Nancy) Slocum of Desloge and George Slocum of De Soto; daughters Julia (Jeff) Everett of Farmington, Tracey (Rick) Wibbenmeyer of Terre Du Lac, and Teresa (Randy) Herteen of Terre Du Lac; brother William Carpenter of Fredericktown; and sister Darlis Mullins of De Soto; seven grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and many loving friends.
Deloris was a member of the St. Michael Catholic Church in Fredericktown and enjoyed flower gardens.
Funeral services were August 11 at Follis & Sons Funeral Home.