Funeral services were held at the Methodist church (in Earlham) for Guy W. Slavens. Mr. Slavens passed away Monday, March 30, at his home in Earlham after a lingering illness. He was 53 years old at the time of his death. Mr. Slavens is survived by his wife, three sons, John, Robert, and Phillip, and a daughter Doris Jean; five brothers, Oder of Plainfield, Ind., Jesse of Crawfordsville, Ind., Ernest and Nitus of Stuart, and Tide of Earlham. Rev. Cecile Latta preached the sermon and two musical selections were sung by a mixed quartet. Burial was made in the Earlham Cemetery.
Winterset (Iowa) Madisonian, April 6, 1942