Glenda Kay Slaughter

December 16, 1951 – October 2, 2019

Glenda Kay Slaughter, 67, of Vanderpool, Texas passed away on Tuesday, October 2, 2019 in Bryan, TX. She was born on December 16, 1951 in Joplin, MO to her parents, Florene and James Arnce. Glenda attended the University of Houston for Pharmacology and later attended Sam Houston State University and received a Degree in Finance. Glenda married Thomas Slaughter on May 31, 1990 in Houston, TX at Northwoods Presbyterian Church. Glenda and Tom owned and operated the Lost Maples Winery at Polvadeau Vineyards in Vanderpool. She enjoyed entertaining family and friends. Glenda and Tom enjoyed the outdoors and spent time together traveling, sailing, and fishing.

She was preceded in death by her father James William Arnce; and her sister, Judy Arnce Skrabanek.

Glenda is survived by her husband, Thomas Slaughter; step-son, Tommy Slaughter and wife, Jennifer; son, Nicholas Swift; sister, Kathy Johnson and her husband, Craig; nieces and nephew, Christopher Johnson, Jennifer Skrabanek, and Meghann Skrabanek; great-niece and nephews, Hayden Skrabanek, Aubrey Skrabanek, and Landon Skrabanek; and a host of loving extended family members and friends.

The Graveside Service will be held at 2pm on Sunday, December 15th, in Vanderpool Cemetery, Vanderpool, TX with Rev. Jim Boyd officiating. Services are in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral Center, Bryan, TX.

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  1. Glenda was loved so dearly by Luann & Rick Stancil. She was such a wonderful person. God Bless you Texas Tom.

  2. Tom, I am beyond heartbroken to hear this news. I am praying hard for God to give you comfort and to wrap his arms around you and the whole family at this very sad time. I dearly loved Glenda and I am honored to have known her.

  3. Tom I’m so sorry to hear of Glenda’s passing. To me she was a most beautiful, gracious and kindhearted woman. Our prayers and love for you and your family.

  4. My deepest condolences to Tom Slaughter, Mom’s perfect partner in life. Mom loved more than was humanly possible, was more intelligent than many could understand, and had limitless strength and resilience. I am so happy she was able to live out her dream working her grandparents’ land creating a business to be proud of alongside her spouse. I am sorry for the loss of the many friends she made along the way. And for the loss to our family with Mom being taken too early from us all. I hope she knows peace and can hear our prayers from Heaven. Please tell Papa Hi for me, your son, Nicholas “The Great” (her nickname for me).

  5. Texas Tom:
    So sorry about Glenda. Just glad she went quickly. Hope you can get away and come fishing. Caught a limit of good specs off your brothers old dock, last night! You need to get away and drag Sgt. Harry Buffalo with you.

  6. We are so sorry for your loss, Tom. I will always remember Glenda as a beautiful, classy, gracious lady. Praying for peace and comfort.
    Butch and Kathy Lewis

  7. Tom & Family, I am so sorry for you & the family, to hear my Dear Friend Glenda has gone on to her Heavenly Home. I know, it must have been a grand celebration to be Home with Our God the Father, and her Daddy and Judy, and now Mother.
    May God wrap his Loving Arms around all of you and give you peace and comfort you.
    My most sincere Condolences, Love you all,

  8. Sorry Tom, for the belated condolences. I just saw your recent FaceBook post. Glenda was such a beautiful person, inside and out. She always made us feel like family, when we visited your Winery. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.

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