In Memory of Sunni Slaughter

Sunni (Cleora) Slaughter passed away on October 16, 2008 due to complications from surgery to treat a brain aneurysm. She was 65.

Born in 1942 to Robert Kirkwood and Jaqueline Huber, Sunni is survived by son Harry Lee Slaughter III, daughter Stephanie Caceres, and grandchildren Myla and Antonio Caceres. Additional survivors include Mary Lou Coppinger, Skip Lee, Ann McLaren-Carlson, and Jane Crown.

Sunni graduated from San Jose State College in 1966 and was a real estate agent and broker in the Santa Clara County area for over 30 years. Passionate about putting families into homes, she focused exclusively on the residential market. Sunni remained friends with many of her clients and was always considered more than a broker.

A tireless animal advocate, Sunni was known for rescuing animals and had six birds and two dogs. Her generosity and open heart ensured she befriended everyone who crossed her path, and her warmth extended far beyond those in her immediate circle. Sunni was a wonderful mother and grandmother who will be greatly missed.

Services will be held on Saturday, October 25, 2008 2:00PM at Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church located at 1710 Moorpark Avenue, San Jose, CA 95128.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in honor of Sunni to:

Humane Society Silicon Valley
2530 Lafayette Street
Santa Clara, CA 95050


Sunni has been our friend

Sunni has been our friend for over thirty years. We loved her free spirit,
enthusiasm and intelligence. She never put on airs or tried to be anybody
but what she was. She was down to earth and real.
A few years ago, when we had a house to sell, we had the opportunity to work
with Sunni as our real estate broker. At that time, we found out that not
only was she a good friend but she was also a knowledgeable, caring and
dedicated professional.
We will all miss her very much.
Bob, Barbara & Scott Saia

I just read of Sunny

I just read of Sunny passing, and I'm in shock - and tears - and unable to believe I won't see this dear woman again. Sunni was funny, honest, ethical, generous, loving, and accepting of each person for who they were, not for what they "should" be. Her table always had room for one or two more - and you felt loved and welcome when you were in her home. There will never be a replacement for this woman - but somewhere out there she is making another part of the universe much brighter and happier. Sunni, I hope you know how dearly you are loved!

Lee and family - our

Lee and family - our thoughts are with you.

Dana, Tarri and family

Sunni, You are such a bundle


You are such a bundle of joy. I will NEVER forget all the fun and laughs at the Langs. But most of all my favorite memory was when you went with a group of us to San Francisco Pride and became our "Aunt Betty" from the midwest. How you just became this character from a name that we made up. How I miss you. Those were some of the best of times.

Peace is yours and you will be forever alive in my heart. I love you Aunt Betty.
Tom Weller