Phillip Talley Sloan, age 66 of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Wednesday, June 8, 2016. He was born on November 13, 1949 to Edna Talley Sloan and the late Kenneth Sloan in Kremmling, Colorado. He served his country in the United States Navy from 1968-1972. He was united in marriage to Donna Treece Sloan on November 4, 1978. He was the county land surveyor for 37 years and he and his wife established Bethel Christian School in 2000. He was an honorable, Godly man who loved his family and his community and gave of himself unselfishly.
He is survived by wife, Donna Sloan; mother, Edna Sloan; brother, Doug Sloan and wife Brenda; daughter, Amanda Baker and husband Dewayne; son, Chase and wife Alexa; grandchildren, Charles Webb and wife Elizabeth, Christopher Webb, Abigail Baker, Annalyse Baker and Rayven Grace Baker; great-granddaughter, Liberty Webb; nephews, Wes Hennings and Nathan Sloan; nieces, Alessa
and Nicole Sloan Rowland; mother-in-law, Melba Treece; sister-in-law, Regina Hennings and husband Richard; step-grandchildren, Danny Baker, Marie Baker, and Justin Baker, and families; four great nieces and nephews, six great-great nieces and nephews; and many cousins and friends
He is preceded in death by his father, Kenneth Sloan, and father-in-law,
Pallbearers are Richard Hennings, Nathan Sloan, Charles Webb, Christopher Webb, Kenny Williams, Kyle Rowland, Billy Lea, and Ross Goodner.
Funeral services will be Monday, June 13, 2016 at 2:00 p.m at the First Baptist Church in Mena with Rev. Justin Leonard, Rev. Mike Shaddon, and Rev. Paul DeHaan officiating. Interment will follow at the Pinecrest Cemetery under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena. Visitation will be Sunday, June 12, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Beasley Wood Funeral Home Chapel.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to his ministry, Bethel Christian School, 214 Polk 74, Mena, Arkansas.