Anna L. Sloan, age 83, of St. Paris, Ohio passed away at 4:21 a.m. on Saturday January 16, 2021 in her residence. Born on October 17, 1937 in Pike County, Kentucky, Anna was a daughter of the late Roland and Hazel (Elkins) Smith.
She married Vernon Sloan on April 27, 1979 and he survives. Anna is also survived by her children: Joan (Kyle) Peckham of Tremont City, Gregory (Vickie) Meek of Stockport, Ohio, Vernon (Michele) Sloan III of Urbana, Scott Sloan of St. Paris, Laurie (Virgil Weatherhead) Stevens of Mechanicsburg, Shanda Sloan of Wyoming, and Sarah Sloan of St. Paris. She was a loving grandmother to nine grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren. Anna was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter, Cathy Pope, a sister, Jeanette Moody, and three brothers, Overton, Clifford and Verlin Smith.
Anna retired from Cardon, St. Paris, Ohio having previously worked for St. Paris Hardware, AO Smith in Tipp City, OH, Kay’s Restaurant and McCory’s of Troy, and as a foster parent for over 20 years.
Anna attended the Christian Heritage Church of Springfield. Her greatest joy was her love for Christ and spending time with her family, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She also enjoyed traveling.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. in the Atkins-Shively Funeral Home, 216 S. Springfield Street, St. Paris, Ohio with Pastor Tim Young of the Christian Heritage Church of Springfield, Ohio presiding. There will be two hours of visitation prior to the service beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday. Social distancing and masks are required. Condolences to the family may be sent to www.shivelyfuneralhomes.com
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