Dr. Herbert Carlton Guthrie
November 2, 1935 – November 5, 2017
ZEBULON – Dr. Herbert Carlton Guthrie, 82, died Sunday after months of declining health. Dr. Guthrie was born in Granville County to the late Fred & Rosa Wheeler Guthrie. He was a retired Dentist with his private practice located in Raleigh. He served in the Army at Fort Jackson in the Dental Corp. Dr. Guthrie attended Chowan College where he met Mavis. Later he attended East Carolina University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he received his dental degree. Herb was a member of White Stone Lodge # 155 AF&AM, Masonic Lodge in Zebulon, NC, Past Potentate of the Amran Shriner, Quetzacoatl & the Order of Knights Tigers & Eagles. He was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Mavis Guthrie.
He is survived by his sister, Beth G. Murray (Merritt) of Raleigh, Uncle, J. C. Guthrie, Aunt, Ruby Guthrie Stovall, brother-in-law, Ira Hughes Boyd (Mona) of Plymouth; sister-in-law, Ruby Boyd Davis (Bobby) of New Bern, 1 niece, 3 nephews, 5 great nieces & nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Shriners Hospitals For Children Transportation Fund, Amran Temple, 11101 Creedmoor Road. Raleigh, NC 27614
Memorial service 11 am, Friday, Strickland Funeral Home Chapel, 211 W. Third St., Wendell, NC, 27591 with visitation from10-11 am, prior to the service. www.stricklandfuneral.com