Allan SlightomTHOMASBORO – Allan Slightom, 73, of Thomasboro died at 6:26 a.m. Thursday (July 28, 2011) at home.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3, at Mount Olive Cemetery, Mayview; the Rev. Lee Galbraith will officiate. Masonic services will be conducted by St. Joseph Masonic Lodge #970 A.F. & A.M.
Mr. Slightom was born Jan. 29, 1938, in Champaign, the son of Ancil Leroy and Wanda Meyers Slightom. He married Alberta Voss on Jan. 6, 1990, in Urbana. She survives.
Also surviving are two daughters, Theresa Barnett of Urbana and Anita Godzicki of Gibson City; two stepchildren, Cindy Cribbett of Champaign and David Voss of Bloomington; one sister; Mary Lou Mancuso of Westville, 12 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.
He retired as an operating engineer in construction.
Mr. Slightom was a U.S. Navy veteran. He was a member of Pennsylvania Avenue Baptist Church, Urbana, St. Joseph Lodge #970 A.F. & A.M., ANSAR Shrine Temple, Hi-Lo Wheelers and the Elks.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Shriners St. Louis Children's Hospital.
Condolences may be offered at www.renner-wikoffchapel.com.