MEDARYVILLE-- Mrs. Okie Fern Slavens, 65, of Medaryville, died in her home here Thursday after a year's illness. She was the wife of Edward Slavens.
Born in Hendricks county, she was married in Greencastle in 1917 and a member of the Parr Baptist Church.
Survivng with the husband are a daughter, Mrs. Thelma Dommer of Gary; two sons, Ted of Nashville, Tenn., and Robert of Knox; and four brothers, Walter Owens of Rt. 6, Rensselaer, Frank Owens of South Bend, Joseph Owens of Monon, and Omer Owens of Medaryville.
Lafayette (Ind.) Journal & Courier, Nov. 1, 1963