The following May 27, 1926, Lowell Tribune article appeared on page 1, column 6:
WELL KNOWN PASTOR CALLED
Rev. Caughey Naylor, pastor of the Methodist church at Merrillville for several years, died at Wesley hospital, Chicago, May 20th, after a several months illness. Funeral services were held in Chicago Saturday. Rev. Naylor was well known to many of our people and all over the county. His death was a shock to his many friends.