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Helen Ilene (Messer) Guffey

December 15, 1945 — August 31, 2023


Helen Ilene Guffey, 77 of Lancaster, Ohio passed away Thursday, August 31, 2023, at Fairfield Medical Center. She was born December 15, 1945, to Frank and Nancy (Browning) Messer

She was a home healthcare nurse for numerous years before retiring. She was a member of Victory Hill Church of God. Helen was known to have a green thumb but also was a seamstress for many years.

Helen is survived by her children, Sherry (Charles) Gibson, Simeon Guffey, and Rachael Miller; grandchildren, Joshua (Unyque) Guffey, Brian, Branden (Kalee), Dusten, Sarah, Zachary, and Abagail; great-grandchildren, Kaden, Maverik, Cannon, Graysen, Eternity, and Melani; special nieces, Faith (Darwin) Justice, Teresa (Troy) Jackson plus many more nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 58 years, Wayne Paul Guffey, Sr.

A graveside service will be held Friday, September 8, 2023, at 11:30 at Carroll Cemetery, 4501 Carroll Cemetery Road, Carroll OH 43112.

She’ll truly be missed. We love you.

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Friday, September 8, 2023

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