Source: Sumner County, TN Obituaries, February, 1920
Thursday, February 5, 1920 - W. T. McGlothlin
Portland, Feb. 1 - W. T. McGlothlin, age 83, died yesterday afternoon. "Uncle Billie," as he was affectionately called, was one of the best known citizens of Sumner County, having spent his entire life here. No man was held in greater esteem than he. He was a veteran of the Civil War, having seen four years hard service in behalf of his beloved Southland. He had for many years been a member of the Methodist Church. His wife died only a few weeks ago. No children survive. He was a successful business man and had long been prominent in the public affairs of Sumner County.