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September 19, 2013

John Thomas Guthrie Sr.

Konawa —

Services for John Thomas Guthrie Sr., 77, Konawa, are 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at Southwest Church of Christ in Ada. Floyd Kaiser will officiate. Burial will be in Round Timber Cemetery, Round Timber, Texas.

Mr. Guthrie died Sept. 18, 2013, at Oklahoma City. He was born Jan. 1, 1936, in Round Timber, Texas, to J.B. and Blanche (Howard) Guthrie.

He came to Oklahoma from Texas 45 years ago and made his home in Konawa. He owned J.& J. Electric company for many years and then was a consultant for Centerpoint Oil Company. He was a member of the Southwest Church of Christ in Ada.

He was married to Karen (Adams) at the home of his daughter and son-in-law Rick and Lisa Griffin in Stratford, March 30, 1996.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife, Karen Guthrie, of the home in Konawa; one son, John Guthrie Jr., Oklahoma City; two daughters and sons-in-law, Pam and Dirk Davis, Weatherford, Texas; Lisa and Rick Griffin, Stratford; two stepsons, Paul Thompson, Supulpa; Heath Thompson and wife Shannon, Lubbuck, Texas; two sisters, Billye Snyder, Seymour, Texas, Sue Cooper, Seymour, Texas; eight grandchildren, Jared Griffin and wife AshLee, Hunter Griffin, Justin Chapman and husband Barnabas, McKenzie Dove and husband Michael, Evan Davis, Tanner Thompson, Taylor Thompson, Teigan Thompson; four great-grandchildren, Beau and Kreece Griffin, Henry and Beckett Chapman; and his mother-in-law, Eunie Adams.

Pallbearers will be Dirk Davis, Jared Griffin, Hunter Griffin, Danny Hrncirik, Hunter Hrncirik, Rick Griffin.

The family will receive visitors from 6-7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

 

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