Mrs. G.M. Bahnmaier has recently received word of the death of her uncle, Woodford Slavens, at Stillwater, Okla. Mr. Slavens died November 16 and was buried at Marana, Okla., November 17. Thomas Slavens, the father of Woodford Slavens, and grandfather of Mrs. Bahnmaier, settled near Centropolis in early days where all his children were reared. A remarkable fact in connection with the family is that Mr. Slavens' death is the first to occur in his familv for 30 years, his father having died 30 years ago. Surviving relatives include one daughter, Mrs. C.G. Kuschel, St. Cloud, Minn., and two sons, Frank and Clarence Slavens, of Stillwater, Okla.; three brothers, R.O. Slavens, Ottawa, Kan., I.V. Slavens, Drumright, Okla.: John Slavens, Goldfield, N.M., and one sister, Mrs. Mary Shamhart, Oakland. Cal.
Lawrence (Kansas) Journal-World, December 6, 1933.