Celebration of life services for Jacquetia Hammond Guffey, 82, West Plains, Mo., will be held November 22, 2013, at Carter Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be 5:30 p.m. and services at 6:30 p.m., with Pastor Ron Kelly, officiating under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.
She was born the daughter of the late Carnie Hammond and Ruth Hale Hammond, on October 25, 1931, in Viola, Arkansas and died November 15, 2013 at West Vue Nursing Home, surrounded by family and close friends.
She was united in marriage February 22, 1949, in Salem, Arkansas to Brad Guffey.
She is survived by sons, Robert E. Guffey and wife Debra, Gainesville, Missouri, and Michael A. Guffey, and wife, Tracy, West Plains, Missouri.; four grandchildren, Justin Guffey, Blake Guffey, Taylor Brooke Guffey, and Seth Guffey; brothers and sisters: Jack Shaufler, wife Sue, Mtn. Home, Arkansas, Mary Shrable and husband, Wayne, Gepp, Arkansas, Barb Batterton, and husband, Jewell, Viola, Arkansas and Jim Shaufler, and wife, Caral, Bakersfield, Missouri, and special family friend, Larry Bales.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Brad Guffey; one son, John W. Guffey; and one grandson, Ethan Michael Guffey; Grandmother Mary Hale, parents Carnie Hammond; Ruth Hale Shaufler and Ceaphus Shaufler.
Jacquetia graduated from high school at Viola, Arkansas. She was of the Baptist faith. She worked at the family owned auto dealership for many years. Jacquetia was Worthy Matron, of the Gainesville Chapter: Order of the Eastern Star, in 1972. She enjoyed golfing at the West Plains Country Club with her husband as well as traveling. She loved her family and enjoyed cooking holiday meals for them. Jacquetia had many friends, new and old that she enjoyed visiting with over the years.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Calm Cemetery Fund and can be left at Carter Funeral Home, Inc. West Plains.