Mrs. E.T. Slaven

The body of Mrs. Lula, wife of Ernest M. Slaven, who died at her home in Marlinton on Friday morning, was brought to the Gibson burying-ground, near her old home at Vanderpool, and interred at ll o'clock Saturday.

The death of Mrs. Slaven is one of peculiar sadness, from the fact that she was the mother of 10 children who are now left to fight life's battles without her love and counsel.

She was the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John K. Johnston, and became the wife of Mr. Ernest M. Slaven about 24 years ago. Until a few years ago they resided three miles south of Monterey, since then at Marlinton.

Mrs Slaven had been ill of typhoid fever for several weeks. She had recovered from the attack, but suffered a relapse from which she was unable to rally.

Her husband and three children accompanied the remains to their last resting place in Highland, where they were met on Saturday morning by a number of sympathizing friends and neighbors.

A brief service was conducted at the grave by Rev A.A. Walker, of the Methodist church, and all that was mortal of this loving mother and faithful christian wife were laid to rest on the hill overlooking the home of her childhood days.

Highland Recorder (Monterey, Virginia), August 23, 1907.