Linda S. Garrick

Published 10:24 am Tuesday, October 11, 2022

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Linda Slate Garrick, 79, of Atmore, passed away on Sept. 27, 2022 in Atmore.


She was born on June 24, 1943 in Jay, Fla. to Rupert Eugene and Gussie Lou Eddins Jackson.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ronald H. Slate Sr.; her son, Ronald H. Slate II; her baby brother, Anthony Jackson; and her sister, Evelyn Sullivan.

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She is survived by her children, Tony (Sandra) Slate of Bratt, Fla., Tim (Liezel) Slate of Atmore, Rusty (Tracey) Slate of Atmore and Melanie (Thomas) Guy of Atmore; her grandchildren, DeWayne Slate, Casey Little, Natalie Rodgers, Ronnie Slate III, Magen Weaver, Jarvis Slate, Bo Slate, John Wayne Slate and T.J. Jarrell; along with 12 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held on Sept. 30, 2022 at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel in Atmore with Bro. Willie Armstrong officiating. Interment followed in Cora Baptist Church Cemetery in Jay.

Active pallbearers were DeWayne Slate, Jarvis Slate, Bo Slate, Duck Weaver, Ronnie Slate III and Mark Rodgers.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canoe Church Cemetery Fund:

Chris Black

166 Nichols Avenue

Atmore, AL 36502

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.