The Caddo Herald
June 21, 1946
W. L. Guthrie Died Thursday Morning
After ten weeks of a stroke of brain tumor, W. L. Guthrie died at his home in Caddo at 7 o’clock Thursday morning.
The funeral will be held in the Caddo Methodist Church Sunday afternoon at 3 o’clock, Rev. Phillip Royal in charge. Burial will be in Caddo Cemetery.
W. L. Guthrie was 59 years of age. He came to old Silo when a youth, thence to Kenefic in 1910, and to Caddo 16 years later. He was a consistent member of the Methodist Church, Masonic lodge, W.O. W. and M. W. A. He had served the town as trustee many years and was president of the board at the time of his death.
W. L. Guthrie was a valuable and useful citizen. His life was clean and honorable by strictest standards. He was the soul of honor, a kindly man who never spoke ill of his fellow man, who was ever ready to help make his town a better place to live in.
Mr. Guthrie engaged in a drug business in Caddo, prior to that in Kenefic, and in the bank.
He is survived by his wife and five daughters: Mrs. Clovis Wood, Caddo; Mrs. Nadine Hagood, New Mexico; Mrs. Max Meadows, now of Sherman; Mrs. Clinton Owen, Durant; and Miss Myra Jean of Caddo who has been carrying on the business since Mr. Guthrie’s being stricken April 2nd.
Many people will sadly miss this splendid citizen and in his place there appears no one now who can fill it as he.