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Norma J. Guthrie-Downey

October 23, 1925 - January 25, 2020

Burial Date January 30, 2020

Funeral Services will be held on at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, January 30, 2020 at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Bluffton. Pastor John Amstutz and Pastor Carol Crider officiating. Burial will be in Lafayette Cemetery following the service. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 -8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

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Bluffton, Ohio
Norma J. Guthrie – Downey, 94, passed away January 25, 2020, at 6:47pm, at Lima Convalescent Home, surrounded by her loving family.
Norma was born October 23, 1925 in Beaverdam, OH, to John and Sarah (Amstutz) Weller who both preceded her in death. On December 18, 1942 she married Robert “Bob” R. Guthrie who preceded her in death on February 8, 1971. On November 19, 1994 she married Wayne A. Downey who preceded her in death August 10, 2008.
Norma enjoyed playing cards, bingo, and gardening. She loved spending time with her family. She cherished her time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Her passion was being a caregiver to so many of her close family members. Norma was a past member of the Roundhead VFW, Lima Eagles 370, and Beaverdam Church of Christ.
Norma is survived by her children, Charlotte (Alvin) Lutterbein of Lima, Connie (Dewey) Griffith of Lima, John (Shauna) Guthrie of Lima, Rhonda Dunn of Lima; step-children, Michael (Terri) Downey of Bluffton, Randy (Beth) Downey of Cape Coral, Florida; grandchildren, Randy Lutterbein, Todd Lutterbein, Vicki (Chip) Betts, Doug (Teresa) Griffith, Darren (Bo) Griffith-Zeigler, Michelle (Jamie) Griffith-Reese, Tracey (Kyle) Houston, Tammi (Trey) Newbourn, Tresa (Jerry) Back, Danielle Bailey, Fred (Nicole) Ackerman, Jessica Ackerman-Tousley, Melissa Risner-Clark, Heather (Adam) Stevenson, Robert Dunn; forty great grandchildren; thirty great-great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Lawrence Weller; son in-law, Dewey R. Griffith Sr., and a grandson, Dewey R. Griffith, Jr.
Funeral Services will be held on at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, January 30, 2020 at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Bluffton. Pastor John Amstutz and Pastor Carol Crider officiating. Burial will be in Lafayette Cemetery following the service. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 -8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Beaverdam Church of Christ, 308 E. Main St., Beaverdam, Ohio 48508 or St. Rita’s Hospice, 959 W. North St., Lima, Ohio 45805

 

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