Fulton Weekly Gazette, Apr. 18, 1933,
Fulton, Callaway, Missouri

Baxter G. Clatterbuck, 61 years old a native of Callaway County, and a life long resident of this and Boone Counties, died at his home in Guthrie at 4:30 o'clock, Monday afternoon, after an illness of about seven months.

A funeral service was conducted at 3:30 o'clock, Tuesday afternoon at Dry Fork Baptist Church, west of Guthrie, bu Rev. H.P. Cheavens of Ashland. Burial was in Dry Fork Cemetery.

Mr. Clatterbuck was a son of John and Lucy Reynolds Clatterbuck, pioneer residents of the Kingdom. He was born December 8, 1871, on a farm near Guthrie, and lived his entire life in that community and in the edge of Boone County, where the family owned a farm. He was one of a family of ten children that grew to maturity. During the early part of his life he devoted his time to farming. Twenty-six years ago he secured the postition of rural mail carrier from the Guthrie post offic, and served in this capacity until September 10, 1932, when his health compelled him to retire.

On December 13, 1893, Mr. Clatterbuck was married to Miss Ida M. Allen who, with two children survives. The children are: Roy A. Clatterbuck of Jefferson City, and Mrs. Irvin Reynolds of New Bloomfield, He also leaves three grandchildren, Gladys, Peyton and Reed Reynolds, New Bloomfield, three brothers and four sisters; Waller L. Clatterbuck, and J. Hort Clatterbuck, Guthrie, Obe Clatterbuck, East St. Louis, Mrs. Samuel H. Hudson, Mrs Carl A. Wilson, Mrs. O.L. Smith and Mrs. Callie Clatterbuck, Guthrie.

Mr. Clatterbuck united with the Dry Fork Church forty years ago and also was a charter member of the Modern Woodsmen of America. he was a substantial and respected cititzen and public servant and will be missed by his many friends in the Guthrie community, as well as in Callaway County.

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