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Annie Laura (Slate) Norphlet

June 19, 1937 ~ May 5, 2019 (age 81)


Annie Laura Norphlet, daughter of the late David and Ida Wiley Slate, was born in Lafayette County, Mississippi on June 19, 1937. Annie was a member of Church of Christ and she received her early education in the Lafayette County Schools. 

Annie was a retired line worker for Emerson Electric and was a foster grandparent at NMRC. She loved her foster kids and she loved her own grand kids. In her spare time she enjoyed working in her flower garden, and watching TV. Some of her favorite shows were The Lifetime Channel, The ID Channel, HCN Channel and Dr. Phil.

Annie went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 5, 2019, at Baptist Memorial Hospital/NM. She is lovingly remembered by her children: Barbie Saunders, Ferlinda Mathis, Joe, David, Daniel, Eddie and Calvin Mathis. Her siblings: Rosco Slate, Ouima Murray and Faye Turner. He grandchildren, great grandchildren and her great-great grand child.  Annie was preceded in death by her parents: David and Ida Slate, and siblings: Marion Howery,  Albert, Esau, Eddie, and Joe Slate.


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May 10, 2019

12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
L. Hodges Funeral Service
38-F Hwy 334
Oxford, Mississippi 38655

Funeral Service
May 11, 2019

11:00 AM
Tallahatchie-Oxford Missionary Baptist Association Building
20 Highway 334
Oxford, Mississippi 38655

May 11, 2019

West Springhill M.B Church
County Road 105
Oxford, MS 38655

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