Elaine Coffey McGuire, age 62, of Highway 194 South, Vilas, passed away Thursday, April 22, 2021 at Presbyterian Medical Center in Charlotte. Born November 2, 1958 in Watauga County, She was a daughter of Truett and Joyce Greene Coffey. Elaine was known as a lady who adored her Lord over all. Her purpose in life was loving her husband, family, and grandbabies unconditionally.
Evident by her nursing career, Elaine's next obligation was caring for others. Over the years, she served as an LPN at Watauga Medical Center, Blowing Rock Hospital and Maximum Health Care. She enjoyed reading, especially the Bible, writing, listening to good preaching, and growing flowers.
Elaine is survived by her husband, Eugene McGuire; sons, Chad McGuire and wife, Michelle, of Zionville, and Jason McGuire and wife, Sharon, of Vilas; daughter, Nila Galgano and husband, Jimmy, of Jefferson; six grandchildren, Caleb and Caitlyn McGuire, Summer King, and Isaiah, Elijah and Sophia Galgano; and sisters, Samra Renfro of Mountain City, TN and Sara Richardson of Lenoir. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Warren Bruce Coffey.
Funeral services for Elaine Coffey McGuire will be conducted Monday afternoon, April 26, 2021, at 2 o'clock, at Grace Baptist Church in Foscoe, officiated by Rev. Shane Gunter, Rev. Jimmy Galgano and Rev. Zane Tester. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 o'clock, prior to services, at the church. Graveside services will follow in the Clarks Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. The family requests all Covid restrictions be observed.
Flowers are appreciated or the family suggests memorials may be made to the Clarks Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, in care of Rachel Townsend, 2840 Clarks Creek Road, Banner Elk, North Carolina 28607.
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Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the McGuire family.