COLEMAN G.W. Slayton, 68, died Aug. 9, 2007, at his residence in Early.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday at Walker Funeral Home with the Rev. Donald Strength officiating.

Private burial will follow at Glen Cove Cemetery.

He was born Nov. 24, 1938, in Echo.

Survivors include daughters, Stacci Slayton of Hamilton, and Charleene Hayes and Lesley Reynolds, both of Brownwood; sons, Guy Wayne Slayton of Early, Lang Ray Slayton of Aztec, N.M., James Calvin Slayton and Lance Slayton, both of Brownwood; sisters, Louise Strength, Irene Matthews and Sandra Wilson, all of Coleman, Fredna Horton of Santa Anna, Francis Smith of Lohn, Delores Fenton of Johnson City; 16 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Kemp Slayton.