GRAVOIS MILLS-Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Sheldon Cemetery for Patricia Lee McGuire, 86, Gravois Mills, a former Sheldon resident who died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at Mercy Hospital in Lebanon. Rev. Kelly Caldwell will officiate.
Arrangements are under the direction of Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada.
Visitation will be held prior to the service, beginning at 12 noon to 1 p.m., at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Sheldon Cemetery, in care of the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent online at www.ferryfuneralhome.com.
Survivors include her husband, George McGuire, of the home; two daughters, Kathleen Lee Vogel and husband Jim, Gravois Mills and Victoria Lynn Burgard, Kansas City, Kan.; six grandchildren, Richard Vogel, Jill Vogel Hinton and Shannon, Joshua Vogel and Tiffany, Melinda Burgard Sauceda, Michael Burgard and Kelly and Melissa Burgard; 17 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and four cousins, Shirley Cochran, Wesley Kabler, Neal Kabler and Anna Kabler Hines.
Mrs. McGuire was born Nov. 21, 1927, in Kansas City, Mo., to John Lilburn (Lee) and Violet Gene Darling Kabler. She grew up in Sheldon and attended school there. She later worked for Pyramid Life Insurance for 39 years. She volunteered at the fort in Fort Scott, Kan. and the Westlake Christian Church in Laurie. Her hobbies included knitting, crocheting, counted cross stitch and reading.
She married George Thomas McGuire on Dec. 27, 1945, in Fort Scott, Kan.