OBITUARY: Mable Earline Prentice Sloan


Mable Earline Prentice Sloan, age 89, of Greenbrier, passed away Monday, January 23, 2023 at Morningside Assisted Living in Springfield.

Mrs. Sloan was born September 14, 1933 in Nashville to the late Earl Nelson and Rosie Smith Prentice. She was a lifelong member of Oakland Baptist Church where she served as the pianist for over 40 years. Mrs. Sloan retired from Dupont and enjoyed gardening and spending time with her grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Douglas O’Neil Sloan Sr.; a son, Victor Sloan; and a brother, Joe Prentice.

Mrs. Sloan is survived by her sons, Douglas Sloan Jr., and Tim (Amy) Sloan; daughter, Donna (Phil) Vance; 7 grandchildren, O’Neil (Tenisha) Sloan, Jordan (Emily) Sloan, Tori Sloan, Caleb Sloan, Hannah (C.J.) Strehlow, Whitney (Luis) Ortiz and Stephanie (Gaston) Cabral; 3 great-grandchildren, Alyssa Sloan, Cairistine Sloan and Lumen Sloan; sisters, Jeanette Hall and Marsha (Tommy) Crosslin; sister-in-law, Marie; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 pm Saturday, January 28th in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Greenbrier with Dr. Frank Gagliano and Bro. John Briggs officiating. Burial will follow in Springfield Memorial Gardens with Douglas Sloan Jr., O’Neil Sloan, Jordan Sloan, Caleb Sloan, Gaston Cabral and Luis Ortiz serving as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends from 10 am until time of the service at 2 pm Saturday at the funeral home.

Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Greenbrier is in charge of these arrangements.

AUSTIN & BELL FUNERAL HOME-2619 HIGHWAY 41 S., GREENBRIER, TN 37073 (615) 643-4000


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