WILLIE SLATER, 73, of LR, Ark., passed away on March 7, 2017, at AR Heart Hospital. Mr. Slater was proceded in death by his parents, Shelby and Fannie Slater of West Helena, Ark.; his daughter, Stephanie A. Slater; and his siblings, Joseph H. Varner, Elizabeth Varner, Eunice Varner, Moyse Varner and Marie Gray.
He is survived by his children, Pamela Smith (Larry) of Little Rock, Ark., Will Muhammed (Sheryll) of Tampa, Fla., Cortrez Slater of Little Rock, Ark.., Reggion Slater of Michigan City, Ind., and Anthony Slater (Charanda) of Maumelle, Ark.; his sister, Louise Duncan of Helena, Ark., a host of grands, great-grands, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Viewing on Friday, March 17, 2017, noon-4 p.m., at Ruffin and Jarrett Funeral Home, 1200 Chester St., Little Rock, Ark. 72202, (501) 372-1305. Home going services will be held Saturday, March 18, 2017, 11 a.m., at Abundant Grace Christian Church, 9901 Leah Lane., Mabelvale, Ark. 72103. Interment will follow at Arkansas Memorial Gardens, NLR, Ark.