Mai Nell Slager age 88 of Alexandria passed away Friday night August 28, 2020 at NHC of Smithville. She was born September 6, 1931 to her parents the late, Bail and Agness Hale Herman. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Bill Slager. Ms. Mai Nell worked in factories and was a business owner and a member of Mt. Moriah The Baptist Church. She is survived by her brother, Frank (Jean) Herman of Alexandria; nephew, Scott (Kim) Herman of Cookeville; great-nephew, Gabriel (Taylor) Herman of Baxter; brother-in-law, Doyle (Gail) Slager of Smithville; sister-in-law, Helen Nixon of Dowelltown; lots of relatives and friends who visited. A cousin Sam Herman, who visited her early in the morning almost every day while she was at NHC. Funeral services will be 2:PM Sunday August 30, 2020 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Leonard Herman and Bro. Michael Hale officiating and burial will follow in Hillview Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday 10:AM until the time of the service at 2:PM. Due to COVID-19, the Governors Executive Orders 38 and 51 and Social Distancing Guidelines; Our pews in the Chapel are marked off to respect the guidelines and allow approximately 100- 125 people for the service, we ask for the health and safety of everyone that you please exercise Social Distancing. Scott, ask that for Mr. Frank and Mrs. Jean's health and safety, please NO hugging or handshaking. The Funeral Home Lounge is Closed and NO Food or Drinks are allowed in the funeral home at this time. In addition to flowers donations can be made to Mt. Moriah The Baptist Church. The family would like to extend a Special "Thank You" to NHC Staff for the loving and compassionate care given to Mai Nell. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
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