Source: The Sumner County News
Thursday, July 7, 1910
Esquire J. H. McGlothlin - Dies at his home in the - Sixteenth District at the Age of Sixty-One
Esquire J. H. McGlothlin of the Sixteenth District died at his home at Portland last Wednesday, June 29, after an illness which had lasted several weeks. His health had been poor for a long time and his death, while greatly lamented, was not unexpected. He was sixty-one years old and had been a Justice of the Peace for the Sixteenth District for several years.
Esq. McGlothlin was a native of Sumner County and had spent most of his life at Portland. He was a genial gentlemen and his death was a distinct loss both to the community in which he lived and the county which he had so faithfully served as an official.
He is survived by his wife and five children, to-wit: Messrs. John and Walter McGlothlin of Nashville, Mrs. Jennie Freeman of Springfield and Misses Ida and Bessie McGlothlin of Portland.
Funeral services were conducted at the Methodist church at Portland Tuesday morning by the pastor, Rev. George W. Nackels, the burial following at the Portland cemetery.
The Sumner County News, Thursday, July 7, 1910 - County Court in Session - Paragraph five...
The following resolutions relative to the death of Esq. J. H. McGlothlin of the 16th District were offered by Judge Wm Hall and adopted by a rising vote.
Resolved, that in the death of Esquire J. H. McGlothlin this court has lost a valuable and faithful member, the county an active and diligent public servant, his family a devoted husband and father and his community a public spirited and honored citizen.
Be it resolved, That this resolution be spread upon the minutes of this report and a copy be furnished to the family of the deceased.