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Eura Sloan Van Atta

Eura Sloan Van AttaFuneral services for Mrs. Eura Sloan Van Atta will be 1:00 PM Wednesday, December 23, 2015, at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Bro. Carl Smith and Bro. Joe Johnson officiating.  Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery.  Pallbearers: Bill, Malcolm & David Sloan, Ric & Zach Smith, and Jack Worrill. Visitation Tuesday 3-7 PM and Wednesday after 11 AM at Ligon & Bobo.

Mrs. Van Atta, age 99 of Lebanon passed away Monday, December 21, 2015, at Summit Medical Center.

Born August 19, 1916, in Cheatham County, she is the daughter of the late David and Alma Edgin Krantz.  She was a tailor at Sears for many years, and was an avid reader and loved to make dolls and quilts.  She served 35 years at First Baptist Donelson teaching elementary children in Sunday School.  She was currently a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Lebanon.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two husbands, Oplis Sloan and Carl Van Atta; son, Malcolm Sloan; grandson, Mal Sloan; son in law, John Smith; sisters, Bessie Davidson, Inez Anderson, Lois Anderson & Gladys Cagle; and brothers, Austin, Arnold, Alvin & Kenneth Krantz.

She is survived by son: Bobby Sloan and his wife Nan of Lebanon, with whom she lived and who cared for her; daughter, Joyce (Jack) Worrill of Marietta, GA; daughter in love, Ann Baker Sloan of Lebanon; step son, Tommy (Linda) Van Atta; grandchildren, Bill Sloan, Malcolm Sloan Jr., David (Gina) Sloan, Sharon (Victor) Jeffrey, Kim (Richard) Smith, Beth Sloan, Steve (Debbie) Smith, and Carl (Dana) Smith; step grandson, Troy (Paige) Van Atta; 18 great grandchildren; 11 great great grandchildren; a host of beloved nieces, nephews, and friends.

Memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, Lebanon, or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Messages for the Family

  1. Sarah & Jubba Womack says:
    Nan & Bobby we just want to tell y’all we are thinking of both of you at this time…..
  2. M.H. says:
    Please accept my deepest sympathy for the Sloan and Van Atta family. The Holy Bible promises that death will be no more in the near future. Isaiah 25:8. I hope your loving memories bring you comfort.
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