Tammy Colleen Slaven, age 53, of Burnside, Kentucky, formerly of McCreary County passed away Tuesday, February 17, 2015, at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.
Born August 18, 1961, in Cincinnati, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Jimmie Ezra and Alma Ruth (Strunk) Perry. Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by a son Donald Wade Perry, a brother Kenneth Earl Perry and a sister Wilda Lee Perry.
Surviving family include her children; Misty Jones (and fiancé Bobby Sullens) of Bronston, Ashley (and Travis) Keller of Eubank Dennis Foster of Somerset, David Slaven, Jr. (and fiancé Emily Jeanine Jones) of Burnside and Tiffany (and Arthur) Fry of Nashville, Tennessee, nine grandchildren; Keenen Elijah Jones, Wade Tanner Jones, Kinsey Nicole Jones, Chance Xavier Jones, Taylor Danielle Keller, Trevor Keith Keller, Peyton Diesel Keller, Caelan Jacob Greenfield and Michael Austin Greenfield and one great grandson Mason Lawrence Thompson. Surviving brothers and sisters are Jimmie Allen Perry (and Melissa) of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Rodney Evan Perry of Virginia, Deborah Slavens of Whitley City and Donna Spears (and Burl) of Virginia.
Tammy was a staff member for the Independent Opportunities Human Services Company operated flea market booths. She had been a member of the Taylor Ridge Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be held Friday, February 20, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of the McCreary County Funeral Home with Rev. Rufus Hughes officiating. Visitation will be Friday from 12:00 noon until time for services. . In accordance with her wishes, she will be cremated.