|Destie B. McGuire|
|Written by Karen Ventrone|
|Monday, 09 September 2013 15:33|
Destie Iowa Bare McGuire, age 92, of Calico Road, Lenoir, and a native and former resident of Todd, passed away Saturday, September 7, 2013, at her home. Born May 18, 1921, she was a daughter of Freeland and Neuress Bare. Mrs. McGuire and her late husband were members of Blackburn Chapel United Methodist Church in Todd. She was a housewife and homemaker.
She is survived by two daughters, Barbara Packard and husband Jim, of Oak Ridge, Tenn., and Betsy Ward and husband, John, of Lenoir; eight grandchildren, John, Jane and James Packard, Buddy, Matthew and John Baker, and Gregory and Blair Bryant; two great-grandchildren, Tucker and McKalia Bryant; and a half-sister, Odie Greene and husband, Mack, of Elkton, Md.
She was preceded in death by her husband, H. R. McGuire, Jr.; daughter, Shirley Bryant; two brothers, Arlie and Archie Bare; sister, Janettie Bare Goodman; and a half-brother, Bruce Little.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, September 10, 2013, at 2 PM at the Austin & Barnes Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 1 until 2 o'clock, prior to services, at Austin & Barnes.
Burial will follow in the Howell Cemetery in Todd.
Online condolences may be shared with the family at the website austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com
Austin and Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory in Boone is serving the McGuire family.
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