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Barbara W. Guthrie

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Barbara Wiethoff Guthrie

64, of Seymour passed away on October 1, 2013, surrounded by her family and friends.

Born September 15, 1949 in Indianapolis, IN, she was the daughter of Dr. Clifford A. Wiethoff and Mary Lou (Ferguson) Wiethoff.

Barb attended Stephens College for one year. She graduated from Indiana University in 1971, where she was a member of Alpha Chi Omega Sorority.

She married Frank W. Guthrie on August 22, 1970.

During her life, Barb, in addition to her career as a homemaker and mother, was a teacher for A Child's World Pre-School and a substitute teacher for the Seymour Community Schools. She was a member of St Paul's Episcopal Church, Columbus, IN. Her other memberships included: All Thumbs Garden Club, Gamma Phi Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa Sorority, Girl's Inc. Board of Directors, Schneck Medical Guild, Seymour Parks & Recreation Board of Directors (over thirty years), Jackson County Community Theater (starring in plays such as Nun Sense, My Fair Lady, and Plaza Suite, among others).

She is survived by her husband, Frank; her children, Frank W. (Sarah Wintin) Guthrie II and Ryan C. Guthrie; grand-daughter, Evelyn Kyncade Wintin Guthrie; sister Janet S. (Jim) Price; brothers Richard A. (Mary) Wiethoff and John C. Wiethoff; sister-in-law Carol L. Guthrie; six nieces and nephews; and four great- nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a beloved nephew, Joel P. Price.

Funeral services will be held at St Paul's Episcopal Church, 2651 California Street, Columbus, IN on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 2:00 p.m., with Fr. Marc Vance officiating.

Friends may call from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. in Voss's Funeral Chapel on Friday, October 4, 2013 and ninety minutes before the service at the church.

Burial service will be at Riverview Cemetery in Seymour, IN at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 5, 2013.

Condolences may be sent to the family through Voss Fu neral Service and memorials may be written to Schneck Medical Hospice, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Girl's Inc. of Jackson County, or Boy's and Girl's Club of Jackson County through Voss Funeral Service, Seymour, IN.

A complete obituary may be viewed on the funeral home website at:

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Oct. 3, 2013
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