Barbara Guthrie, 83, Marceline died Friday, April 26, 2013, at Pioneer Skilled Nursing Center, Marceline.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. today, April 29, 2013, at Delaney Funeral Home, Marceline, with Rev. Jim Bolin officiating. Visitation was held from 11 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home. Burial was in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Marceline. Pallbearers will be Sam Guthrie, Jay Finney, Charles Finney, Steve Teeter, George Teeter, Mike Preston, and Bob Beale.
Memorials to Marceline Nutrition Site may be left at or mailed to the funeral home, 1720 N. Missouri Ave., Marceline, Mo. 64658.
Barbara was born November 3, 1929, in Purdin, daughter of Joe N. and Bertie M. (Hoover) Edens. She married George Guthrie on September 15, 1950. He preceded her in death in 1982.
Barbara had been a bookkeeper and worked at Herff Jones, Marceline, where she retired. She was a member of the Marceline United Methodist Church and a Marceline resident since 1987 moving back from Emporia, Kans.
Survivors include her son, Joe Mike Guthrie and wife, Trish, Roeland Park, Kan.; two daughters, Susie Huff, Marceline, and Cindy Mulvey, Monterey, Calif.; son-in-law, Roy Bowline, Kansas City, Kan.; 12 grandchildren, Alison Washington, Roy Bowline, both of Kansas City, Kan., Michael Mulvey, Wilson Thomas, and Macy Thomas, Salida, Colo., Jeff Johnston, Belton, Gretchen Mecurio and husband, Antone, Salinas, Calif., Jauna Huff, Columbia, Jenni Ewigman and husband, Willie, Marceline, and Zach, Jake, and Luke Guthrie, Roeland Park, Kan.; eight-great grandchildren, Alyssa Washington, Matt, Michael, Antone, and Eli Mecurio, McKinsey Johnston, and Tucker and Tayte Ewigman, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Katie in 2012; son-in-law John Earl Huff in 2010; and her sister and brother-in-law, Betty Joe Dale Finney.