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Feb. 26, 1923—June 12, 2015 Betty Frances Guthrie, 92, of Fairfield Glade, passed away June 12, 2015, at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville. She was born Feb. 26, 1923, in Piqua, OH, the daughter of the late Franklin  Brinkman and Cora (Bausman) Brinkman. She worked as a registered nurse and was a member of Fairfield Glade Christ Lutheran Church. She also proudly served in the United States Navy during World War II. She is survived by her son, Philip Lynn Guthrie, Farmington Hills, MI; daughters, Kay Ann Neeb, Fairfield Glade, and Nancy Jo Guthrie, Slidell, LA; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Philip J. Guthrie; son, Steven Eugene Guthrie; brother, Donald Brinkman; and sisters, Doris South and Thelma Walters. Memorial services were held at Fairfield Glade Christ Lutheran Church June 16, with the Rev. Jenny Barnes officiating. Memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society or to Fairfield Glade Christ Lutheran Church. Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. (www.bilbreyfh.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on  June 16, 2015
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