The Caddo Herald
April 4, 1902
Clem Benton, died March 27, 1902, aged 17 years
Once more the cold hand of death has crept into our midst and claimed for a victim one of our most beloved boys. That happy home that was bound by the tender cords of love is torn and wrecked with mourning for the dear one that has gone. Clem was a pupil of the Preston City School and was loved by all who knew him. (remainder of article unreadable) Note in the Preston City Items: On last Thursday night Clem Benton died from pneumonia. He was a son of Mrs. Mary Benton and was a young man full of promise. We extend sympathy to his bereaved mother and brothers.
Died: Mrs. R. L. Thurmon, who formerly lived here but who moved away about 3 years ago, died at her home at Wewoka last Thursday and her remains were brought to Caddo for interment. The remains were accompanied by the sorrowing husband and funeral services were held at…(remainder unreadable). (There is a Mary E. Thurmond listed in the Gethsemane records.)
Died: (Bennington) We regret to announce the death of the infant of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Leflore. The remains were interred at Old Bennington.