James Henry Guthrie

Monday, March 12, 2012

James Henry Guthrie, 80, of Paragould passed away Thursday, March 1, 2012, at Evergreen Health and Rehab in Rector.

He was born May 8, 1931, in Rector, was a veteran of the Korean War and a member of the General Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Sue Guthrie of Paragould; two daughters, Jami Skrade and her husband, Mark, of Springfield, Mo., and Jodi Miller of Paragould, and stepson, Charles Yeargain and his wife, Becky, of Paragould.

He is also survived by one brother, Eugene Guthrie of Kennett, and three sisters, Erma Shelton of Paragould, Betty Cordell and Mary Curtis, both of Rector.

Surviving grandchildren are Kate Skrade, Anna Skrade, Jacob Mowery and Madeline Mowery, all of Springfield, Lorean Brown and Lindsay Wortham, both of Paragould, Nathan Yeargain of Pocahontas, and one great-grandchild, Hayden Yeargain of Pocahontas.

Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at Mitchell Funeral Home of Rector.

Funeral services were at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 4, at Mitchell Funeral Home Chapel in Rector with Marston Carpenter and Ron Byrd officiating. Burial followed in Woodland Heights Cemetery.

Grandchildren served as pallbearers.

Online guestbook: www.mitchellfuneralhomes.com