2012-03-15 / Obituaries

Betty Jane Slates

Three Springs, 74

Betty Jane Slates, 74, Three Springs, died at 12:45 p.m., Monday, March 12, 2012, at the Falling Spring Nursing Home, Chambersburg.

Born September 10, 1937, in Berks County, she was the daughter of the late Allen C. and Ida (Bush) Auker. She was married to Charles O. Slates on October 20, 1963. He preceded her in death on September 3, 2005.

She is survived by a son, Clair Slates and wife Audrey of Three Springs; two grandchildren: Jessica Martin, Lemasters, and Owen Slates, McConnellsburg; five grandchildren; a sister, Fern Eller, Rothsville, Pa.; and two brothers: Richard Auker, Rothsville, and Harold Auker, Ephrata.

She was preceded in death by a son, Glenn Auker; one brother, Ronald; and a sister, Ruth Ann Gaus.

A homemaker, she attended Center Grove Brethren in Christ Church, Three Springs.

She had previously attended TOPS, McConnellsburg.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, March 15, 2012, at M. R. Brown Funeral Home, 301 Pitt Street, Hustontown, Pa., with Pastor Stanley Morgan officiating. Interment will be made in Cherry Grove Cemetery, Three Springs. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., on Wednesday and one hour prior to the service on Thursday.

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