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J. Ryland Guthrie

May 7, 1954 - July 27, 2019

Burial Date July 30, 2019

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J. Ryland Guthrie, 65, of Brookneal passed away Saturday, July 27, 2019 at home. He was the husband of the late Donna Nichols Guthrie.

Ryland was born in Lynchburg, May 7, 1954, a son of the late Alvin Blake Guthrie, Sr. and Josephine Starkey Guthrie. He was a member of Falling River Baptist Church, a carpenter and engraver.

He is survived by two brothers, Alvin B. Guthrie, Jr. (Brenda) of Roanoke, Louis S. Guthrie (Donna) of Brookneal; two sisters, Leah G. Burgess (Daryl) of Lynchburg, Teresa G. Bass (Richard) of Concord; three nephews, Blake Guthrie, Ran Guthrie and Justin Bass; three nieces, Beth Wooldridge (Chris),
Lisha Jo Hodnett (Evan) and Kylee Burgess. He was preceded in death by a brother, Kyle Bailey Guthrie.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at Falling River Baptist Church by the Rev. Lynn Marstin with interment to follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends following the service in the church fellowship hall.

Memorial contributions may be made to your favorite charity.