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January 3, 2013

Kenneth C. "Kenny" Sliger Jr.

Spring, TX —  

Memorial services for Kenneth C. "Kenny" Sliger Jr., 56, Spring, Texas, are at 2 p.m Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at The Chapel, 1309 E. 18th Street, Ada. The Rev. Jerry Wells officiating.

Mr. Sliger died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, at his home in Spring. He was born Oct. 16, 1956, at Ada to Kenneth C. Sliger and Avinelle Abston Sliger.

He attended Ada schools and graduated from Ada High School in 1974. He was a member of Ada High School football team.

After graduating from high school, Mr. Sliger attended East Central State College for a short period of time, spent one semester at Oklahoma Missionary Baptist Institute and then Southwestern College in Weatherford. He was employed in the retail grocery business.

He accepted Christ as his saviour at the age of 8 and attended Unity Missionary Baptist Church for many years. He was also a former member of Trinity and Ada First Baptist churches. Later he was a member of First Baptist Church in Jacksonville, Texas, where he was active in several ministries of the church, teaching classes and serving on the sound system committee. He was an active member of Gideons while living in Jacksonville. 

He lived in Jacksonville for many years  and was employed by Powell Plant Farm as an inventory control specialist. He moved to Spring, Texas, in 2005 and was employed until his death by Huntsman Chemical, LTD, as a certified supply chain professional.

 On Aug. 14, 1981, he married Sharon Dianne Bell. They had two daughters, Jaclyn Nicole Tyler and Jenny Lynn Melchor.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Edward Moneville Sliger, Mary Maud Breeding Sliger, Albert Cecil Abston and Mary Leah Bradley Abston.

Survivors include his wife, Medena, of the home; two daughters and a son-in-law, Jaclyn Nicole and Jon Tyler, Jacksonville, Texas, and Jenny Lynn Melchor, Irving, Texas; a grandson, Victor Bradley Melchor, Irving, Texas; his parents, Kenneth C. and Nell Sliger, Ada; a stepdaughter, Naomi Solesbee, Houston, Texas; stepgranddaughter, Alissa, Houston, Texas; a stepson, Scott Solesbee, South Carolina.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Gideons.

 

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