Helen Slagle

Born August 11, 1925 in Bryan, Pa., she was the daughter of Andrew Clyde and Fannie (Rupp) Cogley. Formerly of New Kensington, Pa., she had lived in Windham for 43 years.

She was employed by the Windham School District for five years, retiring in 1985. She was a member of the United Church of Christ Congregational in Windham for 43 years, where she had served as a Deacon, a trustee and a choir member. In September she had received an appreciation award for many years of outstanding service. She was a member and past president of the Church's Helping Hand Society.

Mrs. Slagle enjoyed gardening, her family and helping others in need.

Survivors include her husband, Clarence M. Slagle, whom she married on April 18, 1942; sons, Ronald E. of Rogers, Arkansas and Robert of Berea; daughter, Bonnie Ferry of Ponca, Neb.; four grandchildren; and sisters Marie Hoffman of Butler, Pa. and Aleen White of Clarion, Pa.

Her parents, brothers Blair and Grant and sisters Lillie Rearic and Aimee Russell died previously.

Calling hours will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at the Mallory-DeHaven-Carlson Funeral Home in Garrettsville. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the United Church of Christ Congregational in Windham, with Rev. Doug Snyder, Rev. Jack Humbert and Rev. David Howell officiating. Burial will be in the Windham Township Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Helping Hand Society of the United Church of Christ Congregational, 9029 N. Main St., Windham, 44288, or the K. Slagle Scholarship Fund at the Grace United Methodist Church, 1801 S. Dixieland Road, Rogers, Arkansas 72758.

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