Mary Frances Guffey, nee Kelley, 84, Warrenton, passed away Sunday, March 10, 2013, at Mount Carmel Senior Living Center, St. Charles.|
Mary was born April 10, 1928, to Francis L. Kelley and wife Goldie Mae, nee Savage, in St. Louis.
She was married to Marion E. "Gene" Guffey June 8, 1946. They celebrated 57 years of marriage before his passing Oct. 11, 2003.
Mary was a retired clerk at McDonnell Douglas, St. Louis.
In her early years, Mary enjoyed crocheting. Later in life she enjoyed genealogy and keeping up with her friends and family on Facebook.
Mary is survived by three sons, Randall J. Guffey and wife Chris, Shelby Township, Mich., Roger M. Guffey and wife Laurie, Wentzville, and Richard Guffey and wife Janis, Creve Coeur; five grandchildren, Dr. Patrick Guffey and wife Jennifer, Dr. Ryan Guffey and wife Amy, Jennifer Urban and husband Mark, Sean Guffey and wife Jessica, and Spencer Guffey and wife Heather; eight great-grandchildren; other relatives and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Marion; parents; and one son, Russell Guffey.
A visitation will be held Thursday, March 14, from noon to 2 p.m. at Martin Funeral Home, Warrenton.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. following the visitation.
Burial will follow at the Warrenton City Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Emmaus Homes, in care of Martin Funeral Home, 510 E. Main St., Warrenton, MO 63383.
The family of Mary Guffey have chosen Martin Funeral Home to take care of their loved one, www.martinfuneral.net.
Published in The Missourian on Mar. 14, 2013