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Della Rae Martin, Sluder, age 79, of 1093 Heritage Farm Road, Hickory, N.C., passed away Monday, April 18, 2011 at her residence. She was born May 3, 1931 to the late Nick Martin and Rebecca Reece Martin. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Elizabeth Sluder and a son, Steve Sluder.
She Loved gardening and her cats.
She is survived by a grandson Stephen Sluder, Germany, three Great Grandchildren, Several Nieces and Nephews and Friends.
Funeral services were conducted at 3 p.m. Friday April 22, 2011 in the Eastside Memory chapel of the Hux Lipford Funeral Home with Rev. Doug Stidham officiating. Visitation was from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. prior to the service. Burial followed in the Martin Cemetery.
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Arrangements for the Sluder family are in the care of Hux-Lipford Funeral Home of Mountain City, Tennessee.