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Celebrating the life of
Frances P. Guttery
Passed away on April 06, 2019
A Godly woman who modeled the characteristics of strength, compassion, and unconditional love.
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200
  • Family Will Receive Friends
  • 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. - Monday, April 15, 2019
  • Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
  • 7200 Hodgson Memorial Drive (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31406

  • 912-352-7200
  • Funeral Service
  • 11:00 a.m. - Monday, April 15, 2019
  • Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
  • 7200 Hodgson Memorial Drive (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31406

  • 912-352-7200
  • Interment
  • - Monday, April 15, 2019
  • Forest Lawn Memory Gardens
  • 315 Greenwich Road (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31404

  • 912-651-6843

We were sorry to read of your mother's death. She sounds like a wonderful person and I know you will miss her. Sympathy and best wishes to all the Frew family.

Linda Dekle, Garden City, GA

Amazing that we were just talking about Mrs . Guttery on a recent visit to Savannah and wandered how she was doing !! Heaven received one of the most Godly person I have ever met . She was so soft spoken and a quiet lady! She was never one to complain. Her and John were both very special Christians !! We will miss her but Heaven just got a lots sweeter

Herman Mongin , Elgin , SC ,

Aunt Frances your a person with such a kind and loving heart. You will not be forgotten. I know your having a great reunion with Uncle John, Grandma and Grandpa Hice and WD, Patricia and Ruby. Our love to you and all the family.

Kay Rackley, Warner Robins, Ga

To the entire family I am so sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful lady and every time I saw her she had a smile for me. I pray for love and comfort to surround you all.

Kathy Henson , Rincon , Ga

Deb, May God’s comfort and peace be with you and your family. Your mama was the sweetest! Praying for you! Ann

Ann Anderson, Savannah, Ga

Mrs. Guttery was the epitome of a Christian woman. I loved seeing her and Mr. Guttery sitting together in church. They truly loved each other. My prayers go out to this family as Mom, Grandma, Great Grandma and friend to so many has now gone home to be with her husband and to see her Savior face to face. Much love and prayer to the family.

Kathy Hodges, Bible Baptist Church, Savannah, GA

Mrs. Guttery was such a wonderful Christian lady. We count it a privilege to have known her and to attend church with her at Bible Baptist. We will remember her family in prayer in the days ahead. John and Jean Tatum

Jean Tatum, Savannah, Georgia

Grandma, I can't even begin to say how much I will miss you. You were a true example of kindness and love. Thank you for a lifetime of unconditional love and a treasure trove of memories. Love you a bushel and a peck and hug around the neck, Erin

Erin Chase, Savannah, GA

Frances P. Guttery, 90, died April 6, 2019 at Oaks at Pooler surrounded by family, holding hands with two of her daughters. After suffering a stroke April 3rd, she had a brief stay at St. Joseph’s Hospital and was under the care of Compassus Hospice the day she passed away.

Frances was born in Cobb County, Georgia and lived in Savannah and surrounding area since 1987. She lived with her oldest daughter and son-in-law for five years in Port Wentworth before moving to Oaks at Pooler in January of this year.

Frances met John Guttery when they both worked at a factory in Austell, GA. They married a short time later in 1943. Shortly after they married, Frances found herself as an Army wife who traveled and lived in multiple U.S. and European locations. As a young wife and mother, Frances was always active in the lives of their three daughters and she enjoyed family activities like snow skiing, sledding, water skiing, forest hiking, camping, and gardening. She instilled in her children the belief that they had the gifts to become anything they wanted when they grew up.  She was a Godly woman who modeled the characteristics of strength, compassion, and unconditional love.

Upon arriving in Savannah, John and Frances joined Bible Baptist Church where they each served in multiple roles. Frances was soon drawn to working at her church’s crisis pregnancy center, where she extended her love and compassion to others.

Frances was predeceased by her loving husband John in 2009, as well as her parents, brother W.D., and sisters Ruby and Patricia. Surviving  are daughters Debra  Frew (Mike) of Port Wentworth, GA, Janice Guttery (Scott Hayes) of Indianapolis, IN, and Darlene Guttery of Saint Augustine Beach, FL; Grandchildren Kim Osborne (Tim) of Port Wentworth, GA, Erin Chase (Anthony) of Savannah, and Kellen Hayes (Katie) of Pittsburgh, PA; and great grandchildren John Osborne, Anna Lester (Brian), Michaela Chase, Amelia Hayes, and Reese Hayes.  Also surviving is her sister Beck Whitaker (Clarence), sister-in-law Kathy Hice, brother-in-law Gene Rackley, all of Powder Springs, GA, brother-in-law Jack Guttery (Barbara) of Centre, AL, and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will be forever grateful to Frances’ loving, longtime caregivers Judith Patrick, Beverley Lewis, Catrina Webb, Jessica Schneider, Faye Buckner, and Saniyyah West, as well as those who loved her at Oaks at Pooler.

The family will receive friends at 10:00 a.m. with funeral service following at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, April 15, 2019 at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel.

Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.

The family suggests any remembrances be made in her memory to The Coastal Pregnancy Center, 4700 Skidaway Road, Savannah, GA 31406.

 

 

 

 

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We were sorry to read of your mother's death. She sounds like a wonderful person and I know you will miss her. Sympathy and best wishes to all the Frew family.

Linda Dekle, Garden City, GA

Amazing that we were just talking about Mrs . Guttery on a recent visit to Savannah and wandered how she was doing !! Heaven received one of the most Godly person I have ever met . She was so soft spoken and a quiet lady! She was never one to complain. Her and John were both very special Christians !! We will miss her but Heaven just got a lots sweeter

Herman Mongin , Elgin , SC ,

Candle tribute lit by Kay Rackley — Georgia

Aunt Frances your a person with such a kind and loving heart. You will not be forgotten. I know your having a great reunion with Uncle John, Grandma and Grandpa Hice and WD, Patricia and Ruby. Our love to you and all the family.

Kay Rackley, Warner Robins, Ga

Candle tribute lit by Kathy Henson — Georgia

To the entire family I am so sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful lady and every time I saw her she had a smile for me. I pray for love and comfort to surround you all.

Kathy Henson , Rincon , Ga

Deb, May God’s comfort and peace be with you and your family. Your mama was the sweetest! Praying for you! Ann

Ann Anderson, Savannah, Ga

Mrs. Guttery was the epitome of a Christian woman. I loved seeing her and Mr. Guttery sitting together in church. They truly loved each other. My prayers go out to this family as Mom, Grandma, Great Grandma and friend to so many has now gone home to be with her husband and to see her Savior face to face. Much love and prayer to the family.

Kathy Hodges, Bible Baptist Church, Savannah, GA

Mrs. Guttery was such a wonderful Christian lady. We count it a privilege to have known her and to attend church with her at Bible Baptist. We will remember her family in prayer in the days ahead. John and Jean Tatum

Jean Tatum, Savannah, Georgia

Grandma, I can't even begin to say how much I will miss you. You were a true example of kindness and love. Thank you for a lifetime of unconditional love and a treasure trove of memories. Love you a bushel and a peck and hug around the neck, Erin

Erin Chase, Savannah, GA


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