Gertie Angeline (Ward) Sleet

Gertie Angeline (Ward) Sleeth, 75, of Fountaintown, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011. She was born Aug. 10, 1935, in Little Rock, Ark.

Gertie was a housewife and a member of Fountaintown Christian Church.

Survivors include her daughters, Angela (Mark) Cox, Robin Survant, and Marlena Nelson; grandchildren, Jessica and Nick Survant, and Taylor and Shawn Nelson; and her sister, Birdie (Lawrence) Ferguson.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Sleeth in 1994; son, Whaylon Sleeth; daughters, Cindy and Christy Sleeth; and grandson, Kile Cox.

Friends may call from 5 p.m. until the time of service at 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 7, 2011, at Hendryx Mortuary at 19 E. Main Street in New Palestine. Burial will be in New Palestine Cemetery.

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