The funeral services of the late Zachariah Slavens took place at the home Friday morning. Mr. Slavens had been a sufferer for many months. He was 76 years of age and leaves his aged wife, and- several children and grandchildren. He was a veteran of the civil war and an honest, industrious citizen and will be greatly mourned by many. Rev. Dabney of El Dara conducted the funeral service, at which were gathered many friends and neighbors. The remains were laid in the Miller cemetery.
The Quincy (Illinois) Daily Journal, June 27, 1916.