Nelda Janis (Douglas) Slaton

June 5, 1940 ~ February 15, 2024 (age 83) 83 Years Old
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Nelda Janis Slaton Obituary

Mrs. Nelda Janis Slaton, 83, of Richton, MS passed away on Thursday, February 15, 2024 at her home. She was born in Waynesboro, MS on Wednesday, June 5, 1940 to Chester H. Douglas and Elsie Douglas. She was a member of Bethel Independent Church. She worked in Upholstery. Mrs. Janis is preceded in death by her father, Chester H. Douglas and mother, Elsie Douglas; step-son, Danny Slaton; brothers, Earnest Douglas, C. H. Douglas, Delbert Henderson, Bilbo "Jiggs" Henderson; sister, Sylvia Rager; grandsons, Justin Roberts, A. J. Winstead; and great grandson, Colton Daniels. She is survived by her husband, Billy Ray Slaton, Richton, MS; sons, Steve Roberts (Judy), Mannford, OK, Michael Roberts (Heather), Waynesboro, MS, Randy Roberts (Butet), Runnelstown, MS; daughters, Carla McDonald (David), Richton, MS, Rita Roberts Partin, Sulphur, LA; step-daughters, Debbie Barnett, Laurel, MS, Lisa Ishee, Laurel, MS; 23 Grandchildren and 25 Great Grandchildren. Visitation for Mrs. Janis will be held from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Sunday, February 18, 2024 at Freeman Funeral Home, 1305 Skyland Drive, Waynesboro, MS. Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 PM Monday, February 19, 2024 at Freeman Funeral Home with Rev. Evan Freeman officiating. Interment will be in Corinth Cemetery, Wayne County, MS. Pallbearers are Ryan Ishee, Jonah Roberts, Matt Roberts, Tyler Roberts, Aidan Roberts, Robert Taylor.

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February 18, 2024

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Freeman Funeral Home Waynesboro Chapel
P. O. Box 387 1305 Skyland Drive
Waynesboro, MS 39367

Funeral Service
February 19, 2024

1:00 PM
Freeman Funeral Home Waynesboro Chapel
P. O. Box 387 1305 Skyland Drive
Waynesboro, MS 39367

Interment following funeral service
February 19, 2024

Corinth Cemetery

Wayne County, MS


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