Melissa Renee Guthrie, of Imboden, Arkansas, passed away on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, at the Arkansas Heart Hospital, in Little Rock. She was born on Sunday, August 28, 1960, in Imboden, to Harold and Ualdean Phillips Guthrie.

Melissa is preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Ualdean Guthrie.

Melissa is survived by her daughter, Andrea (Misty Ross) Echeverria of Imboden; son, Gary Blansett, of Oklahoma; eleven grandchildren, Kyleigh Echeverria, Addisen Echeverria, Bryce Echeverria, Evan Ross, Dakota Ross, Avery Blansett, Mason Blansett, Roman Blansett, Raegan Goodson, Brayden Miller, and Jayce Miller; two brothers, Roger (Donna) Guthrie, and Ronnie (Sandy) Guthrie, both of Pocahontas; several nieces and nephews; and many special friends.

All services will be held at the First Baptist Church of Imboden. Visitation will be held from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, on Friday, September 10, 2021. Melissa’s funeral service will begin at 11:00 am, on Saturday, September 11, 2021; Frank Casillas officiating.

Cremation has been chosen as final disposition.

In lieu of flowers, an account has been set up at Citizens Bank in Imboden to help with Melissa’s final expenses