Name: Barzilla PHILLIPS 1
Birth: 4 SEP 1850 in Scott Co TN 1
Death: 9 DEC 1922 in Daviess Co IN 1
Census: 1910 Scott Co TN 8th District HH# 9 1
Barzilla's obituary was in the Dec 15, 1922 edition of the Odon Journal (IN).
DIES OF HEART TROUBLE
Mrs. Barzilla Slaven aged resident of the community passed away at the home of
her son James a mile west of this city last Saturday, her death being due to
heart failure. She had been in fairly good health and when stricken passed
away very suddenly her death coming as quite a shock to her friends and
Barzilla Slaven was born in the state of Tennessee, Sep 4, 1850; and departed
this life Dec. 9, aged seventy two years.
Shortly after the close of the Civil War, she was united in marriage to
Jefferson Slaven and to this union nine children were born, two dying in inf
ancy, and one daughter, Emerine, passing on at the age of seventeen years.
This union was severed fifteen years ago when the husband and father answered
the final summons.
Mrs. Slaven united with the Baptist Church when she was seventeen years of
age, and when she moved to Indiana in 1913, she placed her membership with the
Christian Church at Newberry. She was faithful in the discharge of her duty to
her Lord as long as her health would permit, and as long as she could attend
the servicves of the Church.
She leaves to mourn her going, two sisters, Peggy and Ferbe, three sons
Absalom, James and Emanuel and two daughters, Tabitha and Elizabeth. She also
leaves forty-seven grandchildren, and thirty great grandchildren. She was a
kind and loving Mother, and will be cherished in the memories of all who knew
The funeral service was held from the residence Monday afternoon at two
o'clock with Rev. R. T. Gwyn in charge. Burial was made at Walnut Hill
- Text: Date of Import: Jul 19, 2000