Obituary for Vallie Guthrie (2021) – Greensboro, NC

Guthrie, Vallie Ruth Williams

Dr. Vallie Williams Guthrie received her heavenly rest into eternal life on April 18, 2021 after a long illness. Dr. Guthrie was born and raised in Pender Co., NC. She received her bachelor’s degree from NC A&T with advanced degrees from Fisk and American universities. Dr. Guthrie worked for over 40 years as a chemistry professor at NC A & T. Dr. Guthrie directed the Greensboro Area Math and Science Education Center from the 1980s until her retirement. Dr. Guthrie has authored many science textbooks during her career. She was an active member of the St. James Presbyterian Church for five decades, where she was a church elder. She was a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta, Inc. Guthrie is survived by her husband, John. Children, Juan (Michelle) and Valerie (Eric); Grandchildren, Micah, Micailah, Sidney, Brooke, and Camille. The funeral services will be private.

Published by Greensboro News & Record on April 25, 2021.

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