Jesse E.Slentz 87, of Carrollton, died Thursday, June 2, 2011 in his home following a brief illness. Born Mar. 24,1924 in Jewett, he was a son of the late William and Estella Guthrie Slentz.

He was preceded in death by former wife Mary Jane Gotschall; son Steven Slentz, two brothers and three sisters are also deceased.

Funeral services will be Monday, June 6, 2011 8 p.m. in the Sweeney-Dodds Funeral Home at Carrollton with Rev. Dan Loomis officiating. Burial will be in the Grandview Cemetery at Carrollton with full Military honors. Visitation will be Monday informally from 2-4 p.m. and formally (family present) from 6-8 at the funeral Home. Memorial donations in his name may be made to either the American Cancer  Assoc. or to Community Hospice Trump Rd. Carrollton.

A full obituary will appear in the June 11 print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.