Funeral services for Mrs. Martha E. Slavens, 68 years old, who died Saturday, will be held at 2 o'clock this afternoon at the residence, R.R. 3, West Terre Haute, with continued services at the Dresser Methodist Church, the Rev. Troy Thomas officiating. Burial will be in Bethesda Cemetery. The body was returned to the residence yesterday from the Bedino Chapel of the Valley. Surviving are the husband, William; five daughters, Mr. Mary Haddix, Mrs. Daisey Graves, Mrs. Lydia Morels, Mrs. Grace Chambers, and Mrs. Jeanette Griffin; three sons, Scott and William Walker and James Slavens; a brother, Minton Nevins; three stepdaughters, two stepsons, 15 grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.
Terre Haute (Indiana) Star, April 9, 1951.