Christopher Ryan Slavings, 23, of Oran, Mo., formerly of Hayti, Mo., died Sunday, Oct. 8, 2006, in Oran.
Born July 7, 1983, in Hayti, son of Deborah Ann Ward DePung and Michael James Slavings, Sr., he was a welder and a member of the Significant Apostolic Grace Church in Sikeston, Mo.
Survivors include one son, Ryan Christopher Slavings, of Hayti; his father, Michael James Slavings, Sr., and wife, Cora, of Hayti; his mother, Deborah Ann DePung, of Farmington, Mo.; one brother, Michael James Slavings, Jr., of Hayti; his fiancee, Carly Pearson, of Oran and grandmothers, Geraldine Slavings, of Hayti and Fleta Parr and husband, Ivan, of Salisbury, Mo.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 12, at the John W. German Funeral Home in Hayti with Pastors Jamie Jones and Don Burnett officiating.
Burial was in the Woodlawn Cemetery at Hayti.
Pallbearers were Kevin Stewart, Josh Burnett, Josh Smith, Jim Armstrong, Randy Trimm and Randy Hayes.