, Port Arthur, Texas


June 21, 2013

Rebecca "Becky" Slagle

PORT NECHES —    Rebecca “Becky” Slagle, 57, of Port Neches, died Thursday, June 20, 2013, at The Medical Center of Southeast Texas, Port Arthur. She was born on September 3, 1955, to Lois Maybel Graves Buchanan and Carl Woodson Buchanan, in Mobile, Alabama, and had been a resident of the area for twenty-five years.

Becky was a veteran of the United States Air Force. In her spare time, she loved taking pictures of her family, playing cards and attending Mid-County Baptist Church, Nederland, where she enjoyed the congregation. Becky was also a member of the American Legion, Post #7, Port Arthur.

   Survivors include her husband of thirteen years, Jack Slagle of Port Neches; daughter, Leigh Ann Castellanos and her husband, Rene, of Edinburg; grandchildren, Carter, Preston and Bradley Castellanos; brother, Carl Woodson Buchanan and his wife, Linda, of Huntsville, Alabama; sisters, Paula Sullivan and her husband, Johnny and Carolyn Janssen, all of Mobile, Alabama. She will especially be missed by her faithful four-legged companion, Jackson.

Becky is preceded in death by her parents; brother, Phillip Wayne Buchanan; and sister, Rowena Whatley.

   A gathering of Mrs. Slagle’s family and friends will begin at 5:00 p.m., with her funeral service to follow at 6:00 p.m., Saturday, June 22, 2013, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland.

   A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m., June 24, 2013, at Mobile Memorial Gardens, 6100 Three Notch Road, Mobile, Alabama 36619.

   Complete and updated information may be found at

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