Semmie John Guenther Jr.

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Semmie John Guenther Jr., 61, of Farmington passed away on Thursday, May 29, 2014 in Fayetteville. He was born Feb. 20, 1953 in Little Rock, Ark. to Semmie John Guenther Sr. and Nina Elizabeth Harris. He was preceded in death by his parents. He was a construction superintendent in commercial construction for 40 plus years; was a graduate of John Brown University; enjoyed being with his family and loved his seven children. Survivors include his wife, Shawn Milligan Guenther of Farmington; children, Carmyn Tidmore of Springdale, Jennifer Evans and husband Eric of Prairie Grove, John Guenther III and wife Shanda of Farmington, Justin Guenther and wife Stephanie of West Fork, Samuel Guenther, Gillian Guenther and Savannah Guenther all of Farmington; son-in-law, Dewayne Tidmore of Prairie Grove; and 11 grandchildren. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at the Guenther/Presley Cemetery, West Pinnacle Rd., Roland, Ark. 72135. Memorials may be made to Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters, 601 Childrens Ln., Norfolk, Va. 23507. Cremation arrangements by Beard's Funeral Chapel and Crematory of Fayetteville. To send an on-line condolence, visit

Published June 1, 2014