Laura "Jean" McGuire (2018-09-06 15:03:50)

Laura "Jean" McGuire, age 83, of Mast Gap Road, Sugar Grove, passed away Friday evening, August 31, 2018, at The Foley Center in Blowing Rock.

Laura "Jean" is survived by three step-daughters, Debbie Scholl and husband Don of Sugar Grove, Mary Ann Hodges and husband James of Boone, and Laurie Phillips and husband Danny of Sugar Grove; two step sons, Jim McGuire and wife Janet, and Doug McGuire and wife Caroline, all of Sugar Grove and two sisters, Kathleen Moore of Sugar Grove and Jo Isaacs of Boone. She is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Odell McGuire; her father and mother, Lee and Bertie Storie Combs; five brothers, Robert, Rufus, Rex, Norman, and Carlton Combs; and three sisters, Eula Norris, Ila Weaver, and Velma Johnson; one step-grandson, Chris Scholl, and one nephew, Greg Isaacs.

Funeral services for Laura Jean McGuire will be conducted Monday afternoon, September 3, 2018, at 2:00 P.M. at Hampton Funeral Home Chapel. The body will lie in state, at the chapel, from 1:00 P.M. until 2:00 P.M. Officiating will be Reverend Keith Freeman and Reverend Virginia Peurifoy. Burial will follow in the Baird's Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Monday afternoon, from 1:00 P.M. until 2:00 P.M. at the funeral home, prior to the service.

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Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.