Velma McGuire

87 year old Velma McGuire of Smithville died Monday at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was a member of the Smithville First Baptist Church for almost 60 years. McGuire was also a retired bank teller and a shirt factory worker. The funeral will be Thursday at 2:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Mark Bass and Michael Hale will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until the service at 2:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her parents, Hobert and Elizabeth Estep; her husband, Dan McGuire; a sister, Inez Young; and a brother, Howard Estep. Survivors include two children, Peggy and husband Brownie Barnes and Danny McGuire and companion Mary Hale of Smithville. Five grandchildren, Jeff, Darrin, and Eric Barnes, Angie Magnuson, and April Hillis. Twelve great grandchildren, Brittney, Cole, Brandon, and Blake Barnes, Colby, Hunter, and Tyler Magnuson, Mark and Michelle McGuire, Tony Johnson, Sky Tucker, and Anakin Hillis. Great great granddaughter, Brooklyn Ponder. Sisters, Ada Witt of Corbin, Kentucky; Jeanette Sharp of Elkton, Kentucky, Bena Mae Seivers of Clinton, Pat O’Neal of Lexington, Kentucky; and Wanda Steele of Corbin, Kentucky. A brother, Don Estep of Corbin, Kentucky. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arangements. The family asks that donations be made to the Lighthouse Christian Camp or to the charity of your choice, in addition to flowers.

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