Archive for Thursday, June 14, 2007

Marjorie A. Guffey


June 14, 2007

Services for Marjorie Anita Guffey, 90, De Soto, were Wednesday, June 13, 2007, at De Soto United Methodist Church. Burial was in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens, Olathe.

Mrs. Guffey died Saturday, June 9, 2007, at Good Samaritan Center, Olathe.

She was born Sept. 5, 1916, in Aubry Township, Spring Hill, the daughter of William Vance and Rachel Cantrall Meek. She graduated from Spring Hill High School in 1936. She moved to Olathe in 2003.

Mrs. Guffey operated a bakery in Lee's Summit, Mo., in the 1950s and worked at the Johnson County Courthouse for several years before retiring.

She was a member of De Soto United Methodist Church.

She married Paul Guffey in 1962. He died in 1998.

Survivors include a stepdaughter, Rita Jinks, De Soto; a brother, Vance Meek Jr., Spring Hill; three stepgranddaughters; and several nieces and nephews.

The family suggests memorials to the De Soto United Methodist Church or Olathe Hospice, sent in care of the Bruce Funeral Home, P.O. Box 192, Gardner 66030.

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