LaVaughn ""Vonnie"" McGuire age 82 of Fairfield and former resident of Gallatin County died Saturday, July 25, 2009 at her home after an extended illness.
Vonnie as most knew her was born in Gallatin County, IL on June 12, 1927 to the late Rudy and Hazel Phillips. Vonnie was married to Tom McGuire who preceded her in death. She was retired from the Frontier Community College as an Art Teacher where she was Teacher of the year in 1989. She was also a beautician working at the The Red Carpet and volunteered many years in the Fairfield Fall Fun Fest. Vonnie was a beautiful person, always caring for others. She will be greatly missed.
Vonnie is survived by her Sons - Craig Curtis of Fairfield, Tony (Lyla) McGuire of Mattoon, Il, Mick (Denise) McGuire of Fairfield, IL and Marty (Teresa) McGuire of Fairfield, IL. 6 Grandchildren, 2 Great Grandchildren, a Sister Libby Farley of Fairfield, IL and Caregiver and niece Jackie Armstrong. She is preceded in death by, her parents, Husband, and a Brother, Azale Armstrong.
Graveside services will Tuesday, July 28, 2009 at 11:00 AM at the Oak Grove Cemetery in Cottonwood, IL. Local arrangements are being entrusted to the Cox and Son Funeral Home in Ridgway.