LAKELAND, Fla. — Mrs. Ella Mae McGuire, 76, died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2012 due to heart failure. She was born Oct. 26, 1935 in Roseboro, the daughter of Giles Lofton Hall and Emma Riley. She spent many years as a real estate agent but finally retired as a receptionist from AAA Auto Club in Tampa, Fla. Ella Mae was a kind, loving mother and wife. To know her was to know her bright smile and kind words of encouragement. She was an optimistic, positive influence to the people around her, who even in the darkest of days would find a silver lining.
Mrs. McGuire is survived by her husband of 15 years, Charles J. McGuire; sons, William Stanley Mintz, Edward Michael Mintz and Tracy Allen Mintz; daughters, Dorothy Lenae David and Cynthia Kaye O’Conor; 20 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great- great- grandchild. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Robert Stanley Mintz; son, Steven Wayne Mintz; and brothers, CD Hall, Pedro Hall, and Billy Hall.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 15 at Peters Creek Baptist Church, Roseboro with the Rev. Bayes officiating.
Prior to noon on Saturday, flowers may be delivered to Butler Funeral Home at 401 West Roseboro St., Roseboro.
You may also share memories and condolences with the family through the online obituary guest book at www.ottlaughlinfuneralhome.com where the services were first held in Florida.