Emily Guffey, age 85, of Russell Springs

Emily Guffey, age 85, of Russell Springs, died Saturday, April 29, 2023, at Russell County Hospital.

She was born in Jamestown, Kentucky on December 11, 1937, the daughter of the late William Stanley and Rittie Dykes Guffey.

She was a retired nurse, a Jehovah’s Witness, interior decorator and instrumental in establishing the Children’s Advocacy Center in Jamestown.

She is survived by 5 sons:

Michael Dale Ford (Mary), Russell Springs, KY

Peter Lynn Ford (Edith), Russell Springs, KY

Matthew Wayne Ford, Russell Springs, KY

John William Ford (Lila), Columbia, KY

Mark Edward Ford (Shelia), Columbia, KY

2 Daughters:

Jennifer Karen Humble (Eric), Russell Springs, KY

Courtenay Marcine Brown (Tim), Russell Springs, KY

She is also survived by 12 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren also survive. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Mindy Roxanne Curry and one grandchild.

Funeral services will be on Saturday, May 6th at 12 Noon at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel, visitation will be after 10 AM on Saturday, May 6th at Wilson Funeral Home in Russell Springs.

Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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