Tasha Lyn Slayton died Monday, Jan. 4, 2010, in Texas County Memorial Hospital, Houston, Mo. She was 39.

Mrs. Slayton was born June 27, 1970, in Baxter Springs, Kan., to Raymond and Connie Jean (Edens) Bigley.

She married Curtis Ray Slayton Jr. on March 3, 1995. He preceded her in death on April 30, 2003.

Survivors include one son, Jeremy Wayne Gray of Arizona; one daughter, Kaci Jean Gray of Bucyrus, Mo.; two step-daughters, Anita Ann Mitchell of Skaitook and Melanie Slayton of Canton, Texas; her parents, Ken and Connie Roycroft of Miami; one sister, Christina Slayton of Willis Point, Texas, and two step-brothers, Kenneth Ray Roycroft III and Daniel Lee Roycroft.

Her body has been cremated.

Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Liberty Baptist Church in Miami. Raymond Darrell Heatherly will officiate.

Inurnment will be in Greenlawn Cemetery in Columbus, Kan.