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February 15, 1927 ~ June 21, 2018 (age 91)
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Minnie Lee McCulley Rogers Guffey

Age 91

Of Athens

Passed away Thursday, June 21, 2018

At Roane Medical Center in Harriman after a brief illness.


A native of Sweetwater and longtime resident of McMinn County, she was the daughter of the late Andrew J. and Blanch Smith McCulley and was preceded in death by her 1st husband and father of her children, Hugh Gene Rogers; 2nd husband, Spence Guffey; four brothers, B.F., Henry, Andy and William McCulley; four sisters, Edith Bouchard, Francis Louise Nunley, Mary Williams and Callie McCulley. She retired from TWC Environmental Services and was a member of North Athens Baptist Church.


Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law,

   Phyllis and Tommy Dake of Athens

Two sons and daughters-in-law,

   Clinton and Pat Rogers of Riceville

   Mike and Linda Rogers of Mansfield, OH.


   Cyndi and Chad Oliver of Athens

   Chris and April Rogers of Mansfield, OH.

   Libby and Jon Sparkman of Cleveland

   Shannon and Terry Wilson of Athens

   Tricia Dixon of Cleveland

   Bobby Rogers of Athens

   Jeff Dake of Niota

   Shane and Krystal Rogers of Athens

   Jason and Danille Rogers of Bellville, OH.

   Houston Rogers of Malvern, OH.

   Stephanie Todd of Riceville

   Alan Barnes of Riceville

32 great grandchildren and 18 great great grandchildren


Funeral services will be 7 pm Friday in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home with Pastor Scott Packett officiating. Burial will be 11 am Saturday in McMinn Memory Gardens.


Pallbearers will be Clinton Rogers, Mike Rogers, Chris Rogers, Jason Rogers, Bobby Rogers, Shane Rogers, Jeff Dake, Terry Wilson Chad Oliver and Houston Rogers.


The family will receive friends 5-7 pm Friday at the funeral home.


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Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Minnie Lee McCulley Rogers Guffey.

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