May 14, 1948 - August 8, 2021
Thelma L. Guyton was born May 14, 1948 to Lonnie and Mary Prowell in Lowndes County Mississippi. She confessed hope in Christ at an early age and became a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church. She is a graduate of Hunt High school and attended Tennessee State University. Thelma relocated to Chicago in the early 70’s where she worked different jobs. She spent many years doing what she loved as a hair stylist. She returned to Columbus, MS in early the 90's to help her aging parents. Thelma worked many years and retired from the Columbus Christian School where she was a daycare worker. Thelma rededicated her life to Christ and joined Pleasant Ridge MB Full Gospel Church. There she served as President of the Usher Board, served as Sunday School Teacher, member of Auxiliary Board, Women's Fellowship , and the Prayer Team. She remained a faithful member until her death. Preceding her in death were her parents Lonnie and Mary Prowell, brothers; Lonnie Prowell Jr, Dezzie Prowell Sr, Mitchell Prowell, and James Prowell. Thelma leaves to cherish her memory 2 daughters: Revita Prowell of Crestwood, IL; Tameika Guyton Hall of Columbus, MS. 4 sisters: Mary Jones, of Steens, MS, Susie McKay of Frankfort, IL, Lillie Rich (James) and Emma McGary both of Bellwood, IL; 1 brother, Willie Prowell of Columbus, MS. Thelma has 1 Grandchild Samuel Dequeon Hall; 1 Brother-in-Law; and a host of nieces, nephews, friends and family. Body viewing open to the public: Tuesday, August 17, 2020 1:00PM – 5:30PM Due to Covid, the Family will have a private funeral service on Wednesday, August 18, 2021.
Thelma L. Guyton was born May 14, 1948 to Lonnie and Mary Prowell in Lowndes County Mississippi. She confessed hope in Christ at an early age and became a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church. She is a graduate of Hunt High school and attended... View Obituary & Service Information
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