Louzetta Slaughter Naylor, 83, of Gainesville, FL and formerly of Palatka, FL passed from this life on Monday, January 13, 2020 at her home following an extended illness with Dementia. She was born in Taylor County, FL and had lived in Gainesville for the last 3 years coming from Palatka. Louzetta had lived in Palatka from 1970 – 2016 and during that time she was a homemaker and later worked at the Smart Shop, Merle Norman Cosmetics, and Classic Impressions. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Palatka. Louzetta loved her Lord Jesus Christ and loved her children. She was an incredible cook and homemaker. She enjoyed her sales work and always had a kind word for others. She was such a blessing to those around her.
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She is preceded in death by her parents Luther and Ellen Clark Slaughter, her brother, E.J. Slaughter, a sister, Myrtice Slaughter, a sister in law, Dorthy Porter Slaughter, a special uncle and aunt, Willie and Olif Clark Poppell, a beloved cousin Ava Jean Clark Dorman, and her children’s father John E. Naylor.
She is survived by her loving and devoted children, son Craig Naylor of Gainesville, FL, and daughter Gina Naylor of Tampa, FL, her brother, James Hinton Slaughter of Perry, FL a sister in law Carol Slaughter Pickron of Perry, FL, special close cousins, Jackie Clark Cowart of Sugar Hill, Georgia, and Betty Ruth Shapbell of Rockledge, FL, as well as many loving nieces and nephews, a host of other loving cousins and many dear friends.
Services will be held at 3:00pm on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at First Baptist Church of Palatka, FL. The family will receive friends at First Baptist Church beginning at 2:00pm on Sunday. Dr. Robert J. Mills and Pastor Eddie Parcher will be officiating. The burial will be held at 11:00amon Monday, January 20, 2020 at Pisgah Cemetery in Perry, FL with Dr. Eddie Gilley officiating.
Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family through flowers and at Louzetta’s Book of Memories page at www.johnsonoverturffunerals.com .
Arrangements are entrusted to Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka, FL.