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EllaRae Guffey

June 23, 1948 — February 8, 2016

EllaRae Guffey

EllaRae Guffey, age 67, passed away Monday, February 8, 2016 at the Phelps County Medical Regional Center in Rolla.

EllaRae was born on June 23, 1948, a daughter to the late Ray and Ella (Witte) Garstang.

She attended the Belle School system and graduated in 1966.

On November 6, 1965 she was united in marriage to Ronald Edwin Guffey in Rolla. He survives of their home in Belle.

EllaRae had been employed as a Book Keeper and Manager at Garstang Gas for many years.

She was a member of the St. Alexander's Catholic Church in Belle, where she played the organ, and a former member of the Eastern Star.

In addition to her husband of 50 years, EllaRae is survived by: three children, Keith Guffey and his wife Aimee of Belle, Kevin Guffey and his wife Brenda Leigh of Belle, and Donna Hinson and her husband David of Belle; two sisters, Millie Dressing and her husband Al of St. Peters and Margie Knight and her husband Jim of Alabama; grandchildren Veronica Umlauf, Bryan Umlauf, Donica Guffey, Monica Guffey, Paul Guffey, Emily Akagi, Tanner Hinson, Abby Hinson, Alex Hinson, Wade Guffey, Logan Guffey, and Maddy Guffey; great-grandchildren, Mia Guffey, Hailey Rector, and Blake Umlauf as well as many extended family members and friends.

In addition to her parents, EllaRae was preceded in death by one brother, Guy Garstang.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 11, 2015, at Sassmann's Chapel in Belle with a rosary service at 7:00 p.m.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, February 12, 2016 at St. Alexander's Catholic Church in Belle with Fr. Gregory Tigga as the Celebrant. Interment will follow at Countryside Memorial Gardens near Bland.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the St. Alexander's Catholic Church.


Thursday, February 11, 2016
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Sassmann Chapel
207 Linn Avenue
Belle, Missouri 65013


Friday, February 12, 2016

Countryside Memorial Gardens
Highway 28
Bland, Missouri 65013

Funeral Service

Friday, February 12, 2016
11:00 AM

St. Alexander's Catholic Church
402 west 3rd Street
Belle, Missouri 65013

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