MOUNT AIRY — Mrs. Ethel Louise Slate, 75, of Mount Airy, passed away Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, at her home. She was born in Carroll County, Va., on May 17, 1937, to the late Tom and Nancy Dean Gwyn. Mrs. Slate is survived by her husband, Johnny Slate of the home; a daughter, Toni Slate Mitchell of Mount Airy; a son, Donald Ray Robinson of Mount Airy; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sisters, Audene Slate and Julie Hicks, both of Mount Airy; and brothers, Larry Gwyn of Mount Airy and Dennis Gwyn of Fancy Gap, Va. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Slate was preceded in death by sisters, Lorraine Galyean, Ila Hall and Rosie Johnson; and brothers, Harvey and Richard Gwyn. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Moody Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Randy Edwards officiating. Burial will follow in Zion Hill Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. The family received friends Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Moody Funeral Home in Mount Airy. Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.
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