Mary Ella Sloan, 94, resident of Spring Arbor of Durham, died Tuesday morning in Durham Regional Hospital. Mrs. Sloan was born in Columbus, Georgia on August 20, 1911. She was the daughter of the late Lehman Lee Cain and Mary Florence Gilbert. She was predeceased by her husband, Paul R. Sloan.
Surviving are three sons; John Sloan of Chattahoochee, Fl, Richard Sloan and wife Terry, both of Durham and Charles Sloan of Miami, Fl.; four grandchildren, Jerry Sloan, Paul Sloan, Vickie LaPeruta and Kimberly Sloan; two step-grandchildren, Patricia Kirlauski and John Hoffmann and eighteen great-grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at 10:00 AM from Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Fr. Dan McLellan presiding. Entombment will be in St. Joseph