Estelle “Zeedie” Sledge

Obit pic (486x640)Funeral services for Estelle “Zeedie” Sledge, 46, of Chickasha, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday July 2, 2013, in the New Hope Baptist Church with Reverend Al Walter officiating.

Estelle “Zeedie” Sledge was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on January 24, 1967, the daughter of Charles Sledge and Janice Givens Sledge. She died Wednesday, June 26, 2013, in Phoenix, Arizona.

Zeedie grew up in Long Beach California graduating from Long Beach Polythenic High School in 1985. She returned to Oklahoma after high school to attend Culinary Arts School in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and then coming to Chickasha in 1988.

She was a cook most of her life in the Chickasha area.

In her past time she enjoyed watching educational and documentaries karate and western movies. She had an infectious personality with her quick wit and vibrant smile. Zeedie loved life and lived it the way she wanted to with no regrets.

She was preceded in death by: mother; Janice Jo Givens Sledge and maternal grandfather; James Milton Givens Sr.

Survivors include: sons; Zayron and Traydon Sledge and daughter; Janice Sledge all of Chickasha, Oklahoma, father; Charles E. Sledge of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, brothers; Donald Sledge and wife Terrin of Dallas, Texas, and Robert Givens of Madill, Oklahoma, sister; Mary Stephenson of Chickasha, Oklahoma, grandchildren; Daireon Sledge and Traydon Sledge Jr. both of Chickasha, Oklahoma, grandmother; Jewel N. Givens of Chickasha, Oklahoma and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins extended family and friends.

Interment will be in the Fairlawn Cemetery under the direction of Ferguson Funeral Home.