Grace Smith Guthrie
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 12:00 AM
Services for Grace Smith Guthrie were held Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at 3 p.m. from McClain-Hays Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Robin Brumfield, the Rev. Chester Estes and the Rev. Chris Sledge officiating. Burial followed in Coldwater Cemetery with McClain-Hays Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Guthrie, 90, died Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian.
She was a native and lifelong resident of Neshoba County. Mrs. Guthrie was a member of Coldwater Baptist Church. She was a full-time mother and wife who cherished her hobbies of cooking, gardening and her beautiful flowers.
Survivors include her children, Tommy (Louise) Smith of Philadelphia, Joeann (Carl) Killebrew of Katy, Texas, Yvette (Horace) Williams of Philadelphia, Mary (Sonny) Quinn and Rachael (Gary) Tucker, all of Brandon, Larry (Betty) Smith of Philadelphia, Linda (Gene) Chenault of Kosciusko, Margaret (Steve) Peebles and Scottie (Robin) Smith, all of Philadelphia; stepdaughter, Shirley Belk and stepson, Toris (Helen) Guthrie, all of Philadelphia; 30 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; and sisters, Winnie Pearl Eakes and Maxine Eakes Alford, both of Philadelphia.
Mrs. Guthrie was preceded in death by her husbands, Oliver Frank Smith and Sherman Guthrie; son, Willie Frank Smith; parents, Arden J. and Lena Mowdy Smith; brothers, Kenneth Smith and Rufus Smith; and sisters, Lucille Coats and Myrtle Coats.
Pallbearers were Charlie Greenlee, Vernon Greenlee, Jeff Killebrew, David Earl Smith, Brent Smith, Stephen Clark, Rusty Tucker and Bo Clark. Honorary pallbearer was Mark Greenlee.