Julia Guffey

Julia Ethel Guffey

Sunday, August 21st, 1938 - Saturday, June 6th, 2020
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Ethel Guffey, 81, of Union Mills passed away Saturday, June 6, 2020 at her home. A native of Rutherford County, Ethel was the daughter of the late Clyde Ree and Anne Clements Whisnant. Ethel was a receptionist at Rutherford Hospital and a member of Cane Creek Baptist Church.

Left to cherish her memories are her daughters, Jean Scruggs (Audrey), Joan Watson (Malcolm), Lynn Osteen (Terry); grandchildren, Chad Scruggs, Beth Smith (Steven), Jake Watson (Amie), Josh Scruggs (Josie), Tommy Watson (Julie), Timmy Osteen (Jessica) and Emily Mullins (Chris); sixteen greatgrandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Preston Guffey and brother, Charles Whisnant.

Graveside services will be held 10 AM Monday, June 8, 2020 at Cane Creek Baptist Church cemetery with Rev. Danny Camp officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cane Creek Baptist Church, 151 Cane Creek Mountain Road, Union Mills, NC 28167 or Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, PO Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043.
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    Cane Creek Baptist Church
    151 Cane Creek Mountian Road
    UNION MILLS, NC 28167
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. Danny Camp
  • Interment

    Monday, June 8th, 2020 | 10:00am
    Monday, June 8th, 2020 10:00am
    Cane Creek Baptist Church
    151 Cane Creek Mountian Road
    UNION MILLS, NC 28167
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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Janet Roach

Posted at 09:58am
She was one of the first people I became friends with when I started at Rutherford Hospital so many years ago as a Teen Volunteer (Candy Striper). She was always so kind and helpful. A very special lady who will truly be missed by me. I thought of her often over the years.
Janet Roach

Joan Watson Posted at 05:14pm

Thank you Janet

Vera Michael

Posted at 01:11am
Heartfelt condolences.. so sorry for your loss.. I Worked with Ethel at the hospital And was a dear friend. May God give you all comfort and peace
Vera Michael

Joan Watson Posted at 05:15pm

Thank you Vera She had some very dear friends from her time at the hospital

Sue Allred

Posted at 10:08pm
I’m so very sorry for your loss. Ethel was a very special lady. She will be missed.

Joan Watson Posted at 05:15pm

Thank you Sue

wayne dobbins

Posted at 06:00pm
Sorry to get the news today .. Prayers for all of you..wayne

Joan Watson Posted at 05:14pm

Thank you Wayne

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