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Delores "Lois" Harper Guthrie

November 2, 1939 — January 23, 2023

Delores "Lois" Harper Guthrie

Delores “Lois” Harper J. Guthrie of Nathalie, VA passed away January 23, 2023.  She was born in Anderson, SC on November 2, 1939 and was 83 years of age.  She was the daughter of the late Johnny Harper and the late Marie Wright Harper.   She was married to James R. “Jim” Guthrie who survives.


She was a member of Church of God in Lynchburg, VA.  Lois retired from the Halifax County School System as a bus driver where she drove for over 30 years.  She loved her job and the children she drove.  Lois will be remembered in love by all who knew her.  


Delores “Lois” Harper J. Guthrie is survived by:

Her Husband

James “Jim” F. Guthrie of Nathalie

Her Son

Keith Johnson of Nathalie

Two Grandchildren

Cheyane Johnson of Nathalie

Zachary Johnson of Nathalie


Phyllis Burchette of Lynchburg

Host of Nieces and Nephews


***Preceded in death by***

One Daughter

Vickie Lee Johnson

Two Brothers

Bobby Harper and Carol Harper


Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 26, 2023 at 2:00 P.M. at Powell Funeral Chapel.  A graveside service will follow Friday at 1:00 P.M. in Fort Hill Cemetery, Lynchburg, VA.


The family will receive friends Thursday,  one hour prior to the service at Powell Funeral Home.


For memorials, please consider a charity of your choice.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements entrusted to Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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Thursday, January 26, 2023

1:00 - 1:45pm (Eastern time)

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Thursday, January 26, 2023

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