Sarah Delilah King Slaughter, age 89, of Calera, AL, formally of Columbiana, AL in Shelby County, passed away Tuesday, September 15, 2015. Sarah Dee was known for her lovely handwriting, outgoing personality, intelligence, and musical talent. Endearingly called “Spark” or “Dee” by her closest relations, and “Dee King” or “Dee Dee” by her friends, Sarah’s quick wit demonstrated her uninhibited humor and passion for life. Sarah is predeceased by her husband, Dr. Thomas Samuel Slaughter, II, and her daughter Karen Karmel Slaughter. Her survivors include her daughters, Tami Alice Slaughter, Kenya Slaughter Walker, and Ettice Slaughter Wilson (Eric); sons, Dr. Thomas Samuel Slaughter, III (Linda), Claude Garrett Slaughter (Sarah), and John Mack Slaughter (Ginger); 18 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.