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Linda L. Slayton

July 6, 1946 February 19, 2019
Linda L. Slayton
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Obituary for Linda L. Slayton

MAPLETON – Linda L. Slayton, 72, of Mapleton, died on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

She was born on July 6, 1946, in Peoria to Robert F., Sr., and Helen I. (Burrell) Bush; both have preceded her in death. Linda married Raymond L. Slayton on Apr. 13, 1991, in Pekin.

Linda is survived by her husband, Raymond; her 3 children, James, Jr. (Lisa) Morris, Kenneth (Sherry) Morris and Christina Morris; 3 stepchildren, David Slayton, Scott (Jenny) Slayton, and Christina (Todd) Laswell; 6 grandchildren; 8 step-grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; 2 siblings, Robert, Jr., (Karen) Bush and Sharon (Joel) Dixon; and 4 nieces and nephews.

Linda proudly worked as a lab technician for Hiram Walker and Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), before retiring in 2008. She collected a variety of collectible porcelain rabbits and bunnies. Linda was an avid reader and participated in many book clubs. She loved being outside and tending to her yard and garden.

Cremation rites will be accorded. A memorial service is being planned at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family asked that you make memorial donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.


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Services will be set for a future date to be determined.

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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Peoria, IL

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