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Charlie Thomas Guthrie

Mr. Charlie Thomas Guthrie of 205 Pine Lane, South Boston died Thursday, July 26, 2012, at Lynchburg General Hospital.  

He was born in Halifax County on April 16, 1929 and was 83 years old.  

He was the son of the late Lee Thomas Guthrie and Daisy Cothran Guthrie and was married to Jean Landrum Guthrie who survives.  

He was the former owner of the Halifax Appliance Store and was a former magistrate.  

He was a member of Dan River Baptist Church, a member of Halifax Masonic Lodge #96 AF&AM, and honorary member of Faulkner Memorial Masonic Lodge # 91, a member of American Legion Post 8 where he was a former member of the honor guard, and he was employed at Virginia Intermont Raceway for 12 years. 

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter,

Debra G. Humber, of Raleigh, N.C.; one son, Jerry Thomas Guthrie, of South Boston; one brother, Stuart Guthrie of Lennig; three grandchildren

Chris Humber, Lauren Humber and Shane Thomas Guthrie; one great-grandchild, Jayden Liles.

A funeral was held Sunday, July 29, 2012, at 3 p.m. at Powell Funeral Home with the Rev. Doug Gibson officiating.  Burial followed at Halifax Memorial Gardens with Masonic Rites.  

The family received friends at Powell Funeral Home Saturday evening from 7-8:30 PM and other times at his home.

For memorials, consider Halifax Masonic Lodge #96, C/O David Duffer, 5034 Morton’s Ferry Road, Nathalie, VA 24577 or the Debt Retirement of Dan River Baptist Church,1228 Dan River Church Road, Halifax, VA 24558.

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Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.