Wanda Lee McGuire, 77, of Jackson, passed away Monday, March 07, 2016 at the Monticello House in Jackson,

She was born September 16, 1938, in Glennallen, Missouri, daughter of Fonnie and Margaret Charles Cobb.  She and Cecil McGuire were married December 22, 1956.  He passed away February 8, 2010.

Wanda was a loving wife and a gracious and sweet mother and grandmother.  She worked many years as a clerk at the Dollar General Store in Jackson where she was always cheerful and willing to help. She often visited the shut-ins at the nursing homes, hospitals and Veterans Home.  Her many visits and the prayers she said will long be remembered, along with her genuine, kind personality.  Wanda attended the Cape County Cowboy Church in Oak Ridge, Missouri, and Cape First in Cape Girardeau.  She was a member of the Altenthal-Joerns American Legion Post Auxiliary #158 in Jackson.

Loving survivors include three children, Rick (Terri) McGuire, Pam (Ronnie) Kimbel and Kim (John) Jennings of Jackson; a sister, Madeline Ronne of Vibernum, Missouri; nine grandchildren, Nicole Nichols, Tyler Kimbel, Alyssa Schwartz, Blake Pohlman, Conner McKinney, Christina Meisenheimer, Matt McGuire, Josiah McGuire, Jeremiah McGuire; and five great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Clarence and Don Cobb, and a sister, Mary King.

Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at the chapel of McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation in Jackson.

The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 10, 2016, at funeral home with the Rev. Jim Matthews officiating, assisted by Rev. Charles Lance.

Interment will follow in McGuire Cemetery south of Burfordville.

Memorials may take the form of contributions to McGuire Cemetery Fund, Cape County Cowboy Church Youth Fund or Cape First Youth Fund.

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  1. Pam McGuire Kimbel

    I love you and miss you mama!

  2. Phyllis Scott

    so very sorry to hear such bad news.Wanda was a good friend of mine since my early teenage years. She never met a stranger and was a friend to everyone.I know she will be greatly missed. My deepest sympathy Ricky to you and all your family.I pray God give you strength and comfort in your time of sorrow. .

  3. Dorothy Gholson

    Rick you have our condolences. My mom was Redia Sebastian. She passed away last April. We are living in her house now.

  4. Ray Meek

    Wanda was my dear friend~~~Enjoyed being with her from time to time~~~She was always very faithful to visit nursing homes and the veterans home~~~She enjoyed serving the Lord by serving others~~~The very best to her children and there families~~~You will continue in my thoughts and prayers~~~Ray Meek

  5. Vincent Vela

    Mr and Mrs Vincent Vela send their deepest sympathies and condolences during your time of loss.

  6. Donna givens

    Your mother often visited my father at Jackson Manor, those visits were very much appreciated and showed your mothers great giving of her time and enjoyment of conversing with these folks. Just wanted to let her family know she was loved and well thought of by these families❤️

  7. Gale Masterson

    I just saw this about your mom. Kids, I’m so sorry for your loss. Your mom was an awesome lady, she was always so happy to see me and I her. My prayers are with all of you.

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