Beverly "Bev" L. Guthrie
Beverly "Bev" L. Guthrie age 86, of Quincy died in Blessing Hospital on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 5:10 p.m. Bev was born on July 15, 1931 in Lakenan, MO a daughter of Paul and Maxine (Grubb) Reynolds. She married Billy E. Guthrie in Quincy in December of 1949. He preceded her in death in June 4, 1995.
Bev was a homemaker. She graduated from Hunnewell, MO High School in 1949.
Through the years Bev was very involved with local arts groups, she was an avid oil painter. Bev was very sociable and hospitable. Her home was often the place to gather. She loved being around her family and friends.
Survivors include her CHILDREN: William F. (Debbie) Guthrie of Quincy and Kathryn Kettery of Taylor, MO. Grandchildren: Bill (Katrina) Guthrie, II of Bellevue, NE; (Nicholas) Lisa Mettemeyer of Springfield, IL; and Amanda Lockwood of Rock Island, IL; and great grandchildren, Logan and Reese Guthrie; Brooklyn, Madisyn and Jasmyn Mettemeyer.
Siblings: Ellen Kipley of Quincy; Carol Smith of Abington, IL and Neil Reynolds of Shelbina, MO. Many nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
Bev was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, three brothers: Harvey M. Reynolds in infancy; Morris Reynolds and Norman Reynolds.
Funeral SERVICES: Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 12 noon in the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home. Interment in Quincy Memorial Park.
VISITATION: Wednesday 11:00 until the time of services at NOON.
MEMORIALS: are suggested to the Quincy Humane Society.
- My Deepest Condolences to your family.
Bev was a fantastic women of Faith , strength ,kindness and Love for life. She showed me how a positive attitude and a smile could turn anyone's day around!!
I always loved our conversations and the way she made me fill just like family. I will miss her and I will always remember her.
- Please allow me to offer my condolences to the, Guthrie family, by sharing a Scriptural hope. "With that I heard a loud voice from the throne say: “Look! The tent of God is with mankind, and he will reside with them, and they will be his peoples. And God himself will be with them. And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.” And the One seated on the throne said: “Look! I am making all things new.” Also, he says: “Write, for these words are faithful and true.” - Rev. 21:3-5. This is the hope of the resurrection. I am very sorry for your loss. May God's Word comfort the, Guthrie family and all those who loved her. Sincerely, Meryl, jw.org - firstname.lastname@example.org