Mrs. Carolyn Jean Guthrie

  • Born: May 24, 1945
  • Died: August 4, 2021
  • Location: Murray, Kentucky

J. H. Churchill Funeral Home

201 S. 3rd Street
Murray, KY 42071
Tel. (270) 753-2411

Tribute & Message From The Family

Mrs. Carolyn Jean Guthrie, age 76, of Murray, Kentucky, died on Wednesday, August 4, 2021, at Green Acres Healthcare in Mayfield, Kentucky.

Mrs. Guthrie was born in Murray, Kentucky, on May 24, 1945, to the late Elisha Thomas Orr and Joy Christine (Paschall) Orr. Mrs. Guthrie was a homemaker and a member of the First United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Guthrie is survived by her husband of 57 years, Charles Guthrie of Murray; one daughter, Lynda Holland and her husband Stephen of New Concord, Kentucky; one sister, Karen Shekell of Paducah, Kentucky; two grandchildren, Susan Christine Dix and husband Dustin of Hazel, Kentucky and Charles Justin Holland and wife Misty of Virginia; nine great grandchildren, Maggie Holland, Stephen Holland, Mindy Holland, Molly Holland, Bobby Holland, Maycie Holland, Billy Holland, Abigail Dix, and Timothy Dix.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, August 8, 2021, at 1:30 p.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home and Cremation Services. Rev. Jim Stahler will officiate, and burial will follow in the South Pleasant Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Saturday, August 7, 2021, from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Wesleyan Circle, % First United Methodist Church, 503 Maple Street, Murray, Kentucky 42071.

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Condolence & Memory Journal

I'm sorry for mammaw's passing she's moved on to a better place with the lord and we'll be praying for y'all in this trying time.

Posted by Julius Brueck - Dalton, GA - Family   August 07, 2021

To Carolyn's family, I worked at Miss Bradies and it was there I met your mother. Always smiling, friendly and full of energy. Over the many years since I would see her in Walmart and talk. I know she will always be missed and I am so very sorry for your huge loss.

Posted by Deborah Royal - Murray, KY - Acquaintance   August 07, 2021


Posted by Thomas Buchanan - Farmington, KY   August 06, 2021

God bless Carolyn and Charles... such wonderful people!
Yours in Christ,
Bob and Jennifer Cornelison

Posted by Bob Cornelison - Kirksey, KY - Family Friend   August 06, 2021

Charles, Lynda & Karen. We are so sorry about Carolyn and all she has had to endure for the last few months. Y'all are in our thoughts & prayers.

Posted by Lynnet & Jerry McElroy - Clermont, FL   August 05, 2021

I am so sorry for your loss. Please give my sympathy to your father and the rest of your lovely family.

Posted by Linda Thurman - Murray - Friend   August 05, 2021

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