Barbara Ann (Roach) McGuire

February 27, 1933 ~ August 19, 2021 (age 88)


BARBARA ANN ROACH MCGUIRE, 88, widow of Virgil McGuire of Jeffersonville, Kentucky, passed away to her heavenly home surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, August 19, 2021. Barbara was born in Salem, Ohio, on February 27, 1933, to the union of the late Paul and Ruth Crawford Roach.

Barbara was a beloved Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother, Great-Great Grandmother, Homemaker and precious child of God. She was a kind, virtuous, Godly woman with a welcoming heart; gracious and loving to all that entered her home. Barbara was a long standing faithful member of The Little Ella United Baptist Church, Jeffersonville, Kentucky.

She is survived by her sons: Virgil Steve McGuire (Kelly) of Mt. Sterling, Kentucky; Mike McGuire (Judy Shaw), Daniel Paul McGuire (Peggy) and Roger McGuire of Jeffersonville, Kentucky,

Daughters: Pam Garner (John) of Jeffersonville, Kentucky and Cindy McCormick (Denny) of Apollo Beach, Florida

Stepson: George McGuire (Margaret) of Mt. Sterling, Kentucky

HER GRANDCHILDREN: Lisa Keeton (Doyle), Michael McGuire (Kim), Terry McGuire, Steven McGuire, Tonya Deskins (Matt), Samantha Zarantonello (Aran), Chelsea McGuire (Chris Pickett), Steven Ray McGuire, Rita Lynn McGuire Lane, Billy Paul McGuire, Tiffany McGuire Myneer (Brock), Stephanie Danielle McGuire (Kyle Lewis), Cassie Dante , Krissy Little (Mike), Jonathan Garner, Jessica Cooley (Billy), Jordan Harvey (Haley Hayes), Tina Hill (Ronnie Jr.)

HER GREAT- GRANDCHILDREN: Melanie Jefferson (Brandon), Ashley Kelly (Gary), Shelby Jones (Tristan), Mason McGuire (Steph), Brandon McGuire, Finley Deskins, Graham Deskins, Harlow Deskins, Devon Zarantonello, Alyssia Zarantonello, Madison Walton, Hannah Walton, Michael Justice (Ashley), Christian Hunter McGuire, Stevie D McGuire (Cierra), Joshua Corey (Makayla Stigall), Michael Little, Torrie Little, Jordan Little, Skyla Garner, Hadley Harvey,

Berklee Harvey, Kayla Sturgill, Zach Hill

HER GREAT-GREAT GRANDCHILDREN: Ethan Chaney, Jack Jefferson, Arius Marie Kelly, Callie Jones, Nova Hill, Atlas Hill, Mattie Little

Also surviving is one brother Jim Roach and his wife Janice of Salem, Ohio. In addition to a host of special nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her Husband, Virgil McGuire, her parents John and Ruth Crawford Roach, her infant son Ballard and one brother, Stanley Roach.

Services will be held on Sunday, August 22, 2021 at 1:00p.m. at Herald & Stewart Home for Funerals, 1002 Woodford Drive, Mt. Sterling, Kentucky, with Elder Arthur McGuire officiating. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of the funeral. Burial will be in the McGuire Family Cemetery, Jeffersonville, Kentucky.

Pallbearers: Michael McGuire, Jonathan Garner, Jordan Harvey, Steven Ray McGuire, Michael Justice, Billy Paul McGuire and Josh Corey.

Hononary Pallbearers: Granddaughters: Lisa Keeton, Tonya Deskins, Samantha Zarantonello, Chelsea McGuire, Rita Lynn Lane, Tiffany Myneer, Stephanie McGuire, Cassie Dante, Tina Hill, Krissy Little and Jessica Cooley.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Barbara’s memory are suggested to:

The Little Ella Church

c/o Steve McGuire, Treasurer

2010 KY Highway 1050

Jeffersonville, KY 40337


St. Claire Hospice

245 Flemingsburg Road

Morehead, Kentucky 40351

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August 22, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Herald & Stewart Home for Funerals
1002 Woodford Drive
Mt. Sterling, KY 40353

Funeral Service
August 22, 2021

1:00 PM
Herald & Stewart Home for Funerals
1002 Woodford Drive
Mt. Sterling, KY 40353

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