Posted: Monday, October 22, 2012 4:01 pm
Amanda Lu Hudgins Slone, 75, of Lenoir City, died Oct. 19, 2012, at her home.
Amanda was born in Obion on May 26, 1937, daughter of William M. Hudgins and Bunar Little Hudgins of Obion. She is the wife of Buddy “Roger” Slone, originally of Big Rock, Va. The couple married April 2, 1983, but have been a couple since 1969, 41 years of love and devotion. Amanda worked for 13 years at Guardian Glass in Michigan as an inspector. Buddy worked at Ford Motor Company. After retirement, they moved to Lenoir City in 1999. She was a member of Lenoir City Church of Christ.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Mable Heskett; her brother, Tom Hudgins; and several brothers-in-law.
Survivors, in addition to her husband, include her sisters, Thelma Gilbreath of Savannah, Loma Escue of Columbia, Bea Poling of Caldwell, Ohio, and Sue Oakes of Mesa, Ariz.; her sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Betty Seigle of Maryland, Patty Rodiguez of New Boston, Mich., Brenda Slone and Lea Downey of Novi, Mich., Barbara Bast of Redford, Mich., Don and Sue Slone of Eastridge, W.Va., Ben and Marie Stanley of Melvindale, Mich., Doug and Ginny Slone of Madisonville and Blake Slone of Sandusky, Mich.; her stepson, Michael Slone of Michigan; her grandson, Steven Bloxom of Michigan; and a large number of nieces, nephews and cousins, among them her grandniece and namesake, Amanda Thompson El-Zein of Ashburn, Va.
Funeral services were held today at 11 a.m. at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City, with Steve Riley officiating. Burial followed in Lakeview Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers were Johnny El-Zein, Randy Thompson, Clayton Thompson, Jason Hillaker, Roger Cunningham and Mike Poling. Ben Stanley and Doug Slone were honorary pallbearers.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.clickfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Messenger 10.22.12