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Helen Pike Bunton Guthrie

October 10, 1931 — July 29, 2022


Helen Pike Bunton Guthrie, 90, of Staley passed away July 29, 2022 at Universal Health Care in Ramseur.

Helen was born October 10, 1931, daughter of George F. and Leola Teague Pike. Mrs. Guthrie worked for many years at AJ Schneirson & Sons as well as Midstate Farms. She was an active member of Staley Baptist Church, where she was also involved in the Willing Worker's Sunday School Class. Helen enjoyed crocheting, reading, and working word puzzles. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands Wilson Bunton and Wayne Guthrie; daughter, Glenda Burton; brother, Frank Pike; sister, Margie Jordan; and sister-in-law, Jo Pike.

Mrs. Guthrie is survived by her daughter, Myra Martin of Liberty; grandsons, Justin Burton (Jamie) and Jason Burton (Jessica), both of Staley, and Chris Martin (James Flippins) of Siler City; granddaughter, Angie Kearns (Jonathan) of Staley; great-grandchildren, Jeremiah Burton, Hannah Grace Burton, Elijah Burton, Ellie Burton, Greyson Kearns, and Lilah Kearns; sister, Carol Wrenn (Delbert) of Siler City; and brother in law, Roy "Buster" Jordan. 

Funeral services for Helen will be held Tuesday, August 2, 2022 at 2:00 pm at the Smith & Buckner Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Roger Carlson officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:00 at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Staley Cemetery.

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