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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • OBITUARY: Marjorie Guntharp

  • Marjorie Guntharp, 85, of Eldorado, died Sept. 17, 2012, at the FountainView Nursing Home in Eldorado.
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  • Marjorie Guntharp, 85, of Eldorado, died Sept. 17, 2012, at the FountainView Nursing Home in Eldorado.
    She was born in Shreveport, La., April 7, 1927. She married Vernon Guntharp and he preceded her in death in 1980. She was a member of the Eldorado American Legion Ladies Auxiliary and the Gold Star Wives Club. She enjoyed gardening and was known for her vegetable gardens. She also took pride in canning her vegetables and making jellies. She loved cajun cooking and liked to dance.
    She is survived by her two daughters; Elizabeth Ann (Dan) Beltz of Eldorado and Dixie Jane (Danny) Gordon of Clarksdale, Miss.; two grandchildren, Lynn Hite of Vance, Miss., and Debbie Bullock of Cleveland, Miss.; five great-grandchildren, Niven and Kolten Bullock and Taylor, Landon and Gracey Hite; special friend Donna Downey; and her beloved pet, Scooter.
    She was preceded in death by her parents and a granddaughter, Theresa Cook.
    Funeral services are 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, at the Watson Funeral Home in Eldorado with Pastor Christine Cunningham officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Lawn Cemetery. Visitation is from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, at the funeral home.
    Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the St. Jude's Children's Hospital and may be left at the funeral home.
    Online condolences may be sent to the family at watsonfuneralhome.net.
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