Owsley County Courier, Friday, 8 April, 1938

Winfred Slone Killed Saturday Night

Winfred SLONE, age 22 years, was shot and killed Saturday night at Tom SHOEMAKER's beer saloon on the Beattyville-Zachariah Highway about 3 miles north of Beattyville by Hack BOWMAN of Beattyville.

BOWMAN surrendered himself to ex-sheriff Chas. BLOUNT and Buford BOWMAN, his father, merchant of Beattyville, and was placed in jail.  The examining trial has been set for Saturday, April 9.

SLONE was buried in the Ashcraft cemetery Monday, the Rev. Luther NEWNAM conducting the services and Congleton Bros. Undertakers in charge.

He was the son of Ben and Mary Ann CRABTREE Slone and besides his parents is survived by one brother and five sisters.


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