A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 30th at 10:00 AM at Liberty Baptist Church in Tiger, Georgia.
Maxine Cunningham Slater of Clayton, Georgia was called home by our Father on Wednesday March 27th, 2019.
Maxine was born October 6, 1934 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts to Arthur and Ruth Cunningham. She was raised in Durhamville, New York. She graduated from Oneida High School in 1952. While in High School, she met the love of her life, Martin "Marty" Slater. After high school, she went to Cornell University in Ithaca, New York to study Home Economics.
After marrying Marty Slater she moved to Matlacha, Florida in 1954. Maxine received a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education at the University of South Florida.
Maxine worked as a teacher's aide and later a teacher for Lee County Schools in Florida from 1965-1980. In 1980, she moved to Clayton, Georgia. She worked as a teacher for Rabun County Schools from 1980 until she retired in 1999.
Maxine loved her husband, reading, and dogs. She is survived by her three daughters and son-in-laws; Holly and David Keener,Tracy and Albert Posey, and Lorelei and Shelley Bearden; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be be held Saturday, March 30th at 10:00 AM at Liberty Baptist Church in Tiger, Georgia. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to Rabun PAWS 4 Life or a Charity of one's choice.