Mrs. Caroline Slaven, wife of Dr. R.C. Slaven, died at her home in Barringer township Saturday morning at 4 o'clock, aged 84 years. She had been married over 63 years. Her aged husband survives. She was the mother of Mrs. J.K. Carrigan and the grandmother of Messrs. Robert, Thomas and and James Kerr of Statesville. The Statesvilie relatives attended the funeral services and burial, which was at St. Michael's old gravevard, near Troutman's, Sunday. She was a good woman and faithfully performed her part in life.
Carolina Mascot (Statesville, North Carolina), May 3, 1900.