Hunter Dakota Guthrie, 11, of Jonesboro, died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2007, in St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at Memphis. He was a lifelong resident of Jonesboro and was a member of Walnut Street Baptist church. A fifth grade student at South School, he loved science, karate and soccer. He loved helping his Nanna feed the hummingbirds and fishing with his dad.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, George D. Guthrie.
He is survived by his parents, George Guthrie of Lake City and Tracy Reeves of Jonesboro; a brother, Justin Guthrie of Hawkinsville, Ga.; sisters, Tiffany Johnson of Jonesboro, Morgan Guthrie of Hawkinsville; maternal grandparents, Dr. Hal and Marilyn McCloud of Jonesboro; paternal grandmother, Linda Irwin of Lake City; maternal great-grandfather, Charles L. Barnes of Lebanon, Mo.; and several cousins, aunts and uncles.
The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Emerson Funeral Home chapel in Lake City with Jerry Parker and Dr. Glen Putnam officiating. Burial was in Lake City Cemetery with Emerson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Active pallbearers were Kerri Nossler, Josh Poole, Dustin Poole, Donnie Davis, Chris Coy, Randy Gambill and Dustin Davis.
Honorary pallbearers were members of Walnut Street Baptist Church.
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