Verniece McGuffin

Verniece D. McGuffin, 84 of Whitesville, KY, passed away Tuesday, July 19, 2022 at Heartford House in Owensboro. She was a native of Hardin County, a 53-year member of Smith Chapel United Methodist Church and retired after 28 years from Etown Sportswear. She was an excellent seamstress and loved UK basketball, quilting and crocheting afghans. She was an avid gardener and loved her flowers and her church family. Vernice was preceded in death by her parents, Carlos and Elva Cundiff Dupin and her siblings, Charles Dupin, Elizabeth Logsdon, Pauline Coogle, Paul Dupin, McKinley Dupin, Mary Coogle, Ronald Dupin and Ray Dupin. Survivors include her husband of almost 67 years, June McGuffin; two children, Richard (Pam) McGuffin of Philpot and Deniece (Jeff) Byrd of Owensboro; three sisters, Evelyn Morgan, Edna (Buddy) Akers and Ruby Gore; a special sister-in-law, Minnie Ellen Dupin; four grandchildren, Jason (Faith) McGuffin, Clay (Robin) McGuffin, Laura Byrd and Jamie (Thomas) Wimsatt and two great-grandchildren, Hannah McGuffin and Jenna McGuffin. The funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Smith Chapel United Methodist Church with Rev. Bill Rounsaville and Rev. Bob Cooper officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Brown Funeral Home and continue after 12 noon Saturday at the church. Condolences may be expressed online at


Friday, July 22, 2022 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home


Saturday, July 23, 2022 starting at 2:00 PM
Smith Chapel United Methodist Church

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