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Lela Marie Kingrey, 91, of Glasgow, died Friday, July 7, 2017, at Diversicare of Glasgow.
She was born in Monroe County, the daughter of the late Edgar Hale Guffey and Annis L. Guffey.
Mrs. Kingrey was a former sales clerk at J.C. Penny in Glasgow and was a Baptist by faith.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Caswell Kingrey; a brother, Clifton Guffey; and a sister, Chloe Guffey.
She is survived by four sons, Larry Kingrey (Paula), Daryl Kingrey (Lucille), Danny Kingrey (Ginny) and Greg Kingrey (Robin Crews), all of Glasgow; 11 grandchildren: Amy Wright (Mitch), Ashley Bowles, Matt Kingrey (Shira), Chrissy Kingrey, Mike Irwin (Amy), Kasey Clay, Wesley Kingrey, Carrie Miller, Adam Kingrey, Jude Kingrey and Brian Lyle; 11 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Geneva Smith, of Glasgow, and Ann Black (Fred), of Virginia. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, July 10, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Happy Valley Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Sunday from 4 until 8 p.m. and Monday morning until time for the service.
Published on July 7, 2017
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