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Mary  Francis "Fran" Slaughter

Mary Francis "Fran" Slaughter
  • March 25, 1938 - October 10, 2017
  • Johns Island, South Carolina
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to:
  • Murray Center for Research on Parkinsons and related disorders
    96 Jonathan Lucas Street, CSB 301.MSC 606
    Charleston, SC 29425-6160

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“Gary, I was sorry to read of the passing of your wife. May her soul rest in peace and memories of 60 years together sustain you. You are still...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: George Haskins - Seabrook Island, SC

“I was very sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that you all are in my thoughts often. ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Neda Loud (Slaughter) - SC

“So sorry to hear of Fran's passing ,she will be missed.We all loved Fran and loved to hear all the stories she told at the salon.A very special...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Judy's Hair Design. Judy Ramirez - SC

“So sorry to hear of Fran's passing ,she will be missed.We all loved Fran and loved to hear all the stories she told at the salon.A very special...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Judy's Hair Design. Judy Ramirez - SC

“Gary,Jack and I are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers go out to you in the coming days.Doris ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: Doris Peeples - Acquaintance

“Gary & Chuck,Henry & I are so sorry to here of Fran's passing. Know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.Henry & Sheryl Carroll ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Sheryl and Henry Carroll - Ruffin, SC

“Gary...Diane and I are very sorry for your loss. We will always fondly remember the evening we spent with you and Fran and Dennis and Sandy at our...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Rich Bennett - Mt Pleasant, SC

“Gary, Chuck, and Bill: I am so, so sorry. Robert and I talked with Frankie together not long ago. She had just had her hip surgery. It brought...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Margaret Ann Thompkins Vaught - SC

“To the Slaughter family, I am sorry to hear of your loss.I hope that all of your memories comfort you through these difficult times.All of you...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Jimmy Hayes - Ravenel, SC

“I'm sure you will miss her as I will miss my Mom. How ironic their services are on the same day. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Mary Abbott - St. Petersburg, FL


Mary Francis "Fran" Thompkins Slaughter, 79, of Johns Island, South Carolina, wife of Gary Smith Slaughter died Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Her Funeral Service will be held Friday, October 13, 2017 in J. HENRY STUHR, MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL, 1494 Mathis Ferry Road at 3:00 pm. Interment will be private. The family will receive friends in the chapel on Friday from 2:00 until time of the service.

Fran was born March 25, 1938 in Conway, South Carolina, daughter of the late Albert Thompkins and the late Nina McDaniel Thompkins. She retired as a salesperson in the retail industry. Mary was an avid shopper and was a member of Bethel Methodist Church on James Island. On December 23, 2017, Mary and Gary would have celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.

She is survived by her husband, Gary S. Slaughter of Johns Island, SC; two sons, Bill Slaughter (Susan) of Daniel Island, SC and Chuck Slaughter (Joy) of Mt. Pleasant, SC; two brothers, Freddy Thompkins and Robert Thompkins, both of Conway, SC; two granddaughters, Madison Slaughter of Atlanta, GA and Olivia Slaughter of Daniel Island, SC; two grandsons, Charles Slaughter (Erica) of Lexington, SC and Thomas Slaughter (Margaret) of Mt. Pleasant, SC; and one great-grandson, Grayson Slaughter of Lexington, SC. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Wayne Thompkins.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Murray Center for the Research on Parkinson's and related Disorders, 96 Jonathan Lucas Street, CSB 301. MSC 606, Charleston, SC 29425-6160.