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Gladys Marie Guffey
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Obituary for Gladys Marie Guffey

Mrs. Gladys Marie Guffey, age 95 of Seymour, TN was joyfully reunited in the presence of her Lord and Savior with so many loved ones who had gone on before her on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. Mrs. Guffey was a lifelong member of Valley Grove Baptist Church in Knoxville, TN and had the reputation of being a renowned pie maker, wonderful cook, creator of crocheted blankets, beloved Mamaw/Mimi, and the epitome of Southern grace and strength who was always put together just so. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Guffey; her four young siblings; twin sisters, Stella McCammon and Ella Lyle; brothers, Ed Rogers and Bill Rogers; parents, Mayford and Lucy Rogers; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Mell and Mayme Guffey; sister-in-law, Blanche Julian; son-in-law, Raymond Pryor; and grandson-in-law, Jeff Trussell.

She is survived by her children, Bill (Billye) Guffey and Carolyn Pryor; grandchildren, Mike (Vicki) Guffey, Kim Trussell, and Michelle (Chuck) Jones; great-grandchildren, Brooke Guffey, Dylan Trussell, Kelsie (Levi) Sanders, and Hayden Jones; sister-in-law, Charlotte Rogers; several nieces and nephews; and dearest friend Verna Hughes, as well as many other family members, friends, and neighbors. Special thanks to Cotton and Terry for all the fun and food and to Michelle and Kim for all of their help and support.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Second Harvest Food Bank, 136 Harvest Lane, Maryville, TN 37801.

Family and friends will meet for graveside services and interment Sunday, April 8th at 2 PM in the old church cemetery section of Valley Grove Baptist Church, 9000 Sevierville Pike, Knoxville, TN 37920 with pastors Keith Vaughn and Gary McCammon officiating and scripture reading by Jimmy Trussell. Arrangements by Atchley Funeral Home, Seymour, 122 Peacock Ct., Seymour, TN 37865 (865) 577-2807. Online condolences may be made at (

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Valley Grove Cemetery

9000 Sevierville Pike
Knoxville, TN 37920

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Valley Grove Cemetery

9000 Sevierville Pike
Knoxville, TN 37920


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