Millicent "Millie" Brown Slaughter

July 2, 1944 - March 19, 2024
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Millicent Brown Slaughter

July 2, 1944 – March 19, 2024

Millicent “Millie” Brown Slaughter, 79, passed away early Tuesday morning after a brief illness.

She was born in Ottumwa, Iowa on July 2, 1944, and raised in Brownsville, Texas. She graduated from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas with a degree in Psychology. After graduation, she began her career with Joske’s Department Store working her way up to a buyer. She met her husband, David March Slaughter, Jr. in South Texas and they were married in 1969. With her Husband, sister-in-law, and mother-in-law, they opened The Jardiniere, a home furnishings and design store. Later in her career, she served as President of the Laredo College Education Foundation. She was also a member of the Webb County Heritage foundation and served as President in 2019.

Millie was very active in the Laredo Community and was a member of the Society of Martha Washington, where she portrayed Martha Washington in 1982, and served as President in 1981. She was also a member of the Luncheon Club, and a big supporter of the Arts, including the Laredo Philharmonic, and Civic Music.

Millie was proceeded in death by David, her husband of 52 years, her Mother (Bernice Kowalski Brown) and Father (Marvin Brown).

She is survived by her sons; David March Slaughter III, Stewart Alexander Slaughter (Yellie); grandchildren; Brandon, Alessandra, and Stewart; as well as numerous family and friends.

A visitation will be held at Christ Church Episcopal on March 22, 2024 from 9-10 AM, followed by a funeral service and internment at the Laredo Cemetery.

In lieu-of-flowers, donations, if so desired, may be made to Christ Church Episcopal or the Brown-Slaughter Scholarship Fund at Laredo College.

Funeral arrangements are by Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services, 1320 Trey Dr., Laredo, Texas 78041. For your convenience, you may leave your condolences to the family online at

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, March 22, 2024

Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Christ Church Episcopal


2320 Lane St
Laredo, TX 78043

Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, March 22, 2024

City Cemetery


3200 N Meadow Ave
Laredo, Texas 78040

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Christ Church Episcopal

Our mission at Christ Church Episcopal, Laredo is to be a welcoming Christian family and help people find a lifegiving connection with Jesus Christ and His unconditional love and healing through worship, stewardship, and community outreach.

​Nuestra mission en Christ Church Episcopal, Laredo es ser una familia Cristiana cariñosa y ayudar las personas a obtener una coneccion vital  con Jesucristo y su amor y sanación incondicional por medio de alabanza, mayordomía, y alcance a nuestra comunidad.

Phone: (956) 723-5714

2320 Lane St.
Laredo, Texas 78043
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Born: July 2, 1944
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Bob Gonzalez posted on 3/31/24

Our family sends our condolences on Millie's passing. She was a good friend and a leader in our community.


Maria Guadalupe Jimenez posted on 3/26/24

Dear David and Stewart, My sincere condolences on the loss of your beloved mother. She was such a loving woman - a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, and business partner with your dad. She spread her deep faith around everyone around her. I will always remember her terrific laugh and beautiful smile. I will truly miss her. You are all in my prayers. God bless you. Sincerely, Maria Guadalupe (Lupita) Jimenez


Luis Alvarez posted on 3/23/24

My sincerest condolences to the family. My prayers are with them. I worked with Mrs Slaughter for a short time 20 yrs ago. I was a work study during the summer time. She was the nicest lady and always greeted me with a smile. May she RIP.


Alfredo G Pellegrin III posted on 3/22/24

Sincerest condolences for the loss of your Mother.


David Hugo Garcia posted on 3/20/24

David, our sincere condolences on the passing of your Mother! May the Lord guide your Family through this difficult time in your lives!


Sandra Sáenz posted on 3/20/24

In memory of Millicent "Millie" Brown Slaughter, Sandra Sáenz lit a candle


Sandra Sáenz posted on 3/20/24

My deepest condolences to the Slaughter family. Rest in peace Millie.🙏🏻