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Teddy R. Sloan, born in Itawamba County on Aug. 11, 1947, lost his fight with COVID-19 and passed from this this life on Aug. 30, 2021 at the age of 74.

Mr. Sloan was a carpenter by trade. He was also a veteran of the United States Army and received the Vietnam Service Medal with two bronze stars, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Army Commendation Medal, and Sharpshooter (Rifle M-16).

He was survived by two sons, Teddy Russell Sloan Jr. and Bobby Witchen Sloan; grandchild Justin Robert Sloan; two brothers, James E. Sloan and Len Sloan; and three sisters, Nancy Sloan, Patricia R. Sloan and Sherry Sloan.

A graveside memorial service will be on the morning of Nov. 6 at 11 a.m. at Ovett Cemetery in Ovett.

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