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Gerard J. "Jerry" Guthrie

January 28, 1943 November 13, 2021
Gerard J. "Jerry" Guthrie
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Obituary for Gerard J. "Jerry" Guthrie

Gerard James "Jerry" Guthrie died Saturday, November 13, 2021 at Castlewood’s Place in Brandon. He was 78.

A native of New Orleans and born on January 28, 1943, he was the son of the late Joseph J. and Marie Blanchard Guthrie. He grew up in Gretna, Louisiana and was a 1961 graduate of Jesuit High School. He attended the University of New Orleans where he received his baccalaureate degree in accounting. He retired from the State of Mississippi Department of Human Resources following many years of service.

He was a longtime member of St. Paul Catholic Church in Flowood where he was a charter member of the Knights of Columbus Council. He loved his faith & his family; country music, LSU football, and the Boston Celtics.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Carol Duvernay Guthrie, of Brandon; son, Joseph Edward Guthrie (Debbie), of Ft. Worth; daughters, Karen Guthrie Sturdivant (Adam) and Katy Guthrie Bray (Steven), both of Brandon; grandchildren: Natalie & Lauren Guthrie; Ethan, Carson, & Briella Sturdivant; and Parker, Peyton, & Sadie Kate Bray.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 18 at St. Paul Catholic Church, Flowood, with Father Gerry Hurley, celebrant. Rite of Committal to follow in Floral Hills Memory Gardens, Pearl. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. until the hour of the Mass at the church.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Helen Keller Society, Development Department
Helen Keller Services, 141 Middle Neck Road, Sands Point, NY 11050 or by visiting www.helenkeller.org.

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Visitation

Thursday

18

Nov

10:00 AM 11/18/2021 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/18/2021 11:00:00 AM
St. Paul Catholic Church

5971 Highway 25
Lakeland Drive
Flowood , MS 39232

St. Paul Catholic Church
5971 Highway 25 Flowood 39232 MS
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday

18

Nov

11:00 AM 11/18/2021 11:00:00 AM
St. Paul Catholic Church

5971 Highway 25
Lakeland Drive
Flowood , MS 39232

St. Paul Catholic Church
5971 Highway 25 Flowood 39232 MS
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Floral Hills Memory Gardens Final Resting Place

4111 US-80
Pearl, MS 39208

4111 US-80 Pearl 39208 MS
United States

Memorial Contribution

Helen Keller Society

Helen Keller Society Development Department Helen Keller Services 141 Middle Neck Road, Sands Point, NY 11050 www.helenkeller.org.
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