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Adell C. Guthrie

August 1, 1926 - May 29, 2015

Burial Date May 31, 2015

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Adell Clay Guthrie, 88, of Lynchburg passed away Friday, May 29, 2015 at Runk and Pratt Assisted Living. She was the wife of the late Raymond Jackson Guthrie.

Mrs. Guthrie was born in Halifax County, August 1, 1926 daughter of the late Lacy Floyd Clay and Bernice Jordan Clay. She was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church and a retired employee of the U.S. Postal Service.

She is survived by one son, Ray Guthrie (Cheryl) of Richmond; two daughters, Barbara Hamlet, Nancy Barker (Ed) all of Lynchburg; five grandchildren, Brian Guthrie (Ellen), Lori Guthrie all of Chesterfield, Jenny King of Richmond, Dawn Rissmeyer (Ernie) of Chester, Rhonda Henderson (Jimmy) of Evington; two great-grandsons, Brady and Logan Henderson; step-grandson, Nick Rissmeyer of Chester; step-granddaughter, Rebecca Barker of Washington, D.C. She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Amy King.

A funeral service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 31, 2015 at Ebenezer Baptist Church by the Rev. Johnny Roberts with interment to follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 2 until 3 p.m. prior to the service in the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association and the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.