Long Illness Ends in Death
Burris Elbert Slack, 58, of 1306 Fourth, a farmer, died early this morning in a local hospital following a lingering illness.
Mr. Slack, who had resided in Union county throughout his life, was born in Summerville, April 28, 1874.
Survivors include his wife, Effie; three children, Mrs. Bernice Billerbeck and Vadis C. Slack of La Grande and Lyle Slack of Shepher Field, Tex.; two sisters, Mrs. Emma Burnaugh and Allie Slack, both of Summerville; two brothers, Dennis Slack of La Grande, and George Slack of Summerville, and two grandchildren. One son, Emra S. Slack, died in 1929.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in the Summerville chapel. Burial will be in the Summerville cemetery.
La Grande Evening Observer
Friday, June 12, 1942