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“You will be missed... You were a wonderful friend! ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: Mary Ann Burris - Gastonia, NC

“Logan and Amanda I so sorry for the loss of your mom not sure if u remember me Me and your mom used to date when she was on the rescue squad. ...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Mark Shields - Bear Creek, NC

“Logan and Amanda so sorry for your loss u may not remember me but me and your mom used to date when she was on the squad. Sorry I was unable to...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Mark Shields - Bear Creek, NC

“Prayers to the family. I've known Rita for a long time. She will be missed. ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Robert Griggs - BREMEN, GA

“Amanda and Logan I am so sorry for the loss of your mom. I still can't believe that this is real. My heart is broken and I just want to say to you...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Dwayna Robbins - Dallas, NC

“very caring woman ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: marvin brooks - gastonia, NC

“Sorry for your loss Logan. Your mom was a sweet, open armed loving beautiful woman. I hope this leaves you and your family with some sort of comfort...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Kyle Johnson - Gastonia, NC

“Amanda and Logan i am so sorry for the loss of your mother.She was a wonderful,loving and sweet woman i will be praying for you both at this time May...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: connie lefevers - kingsmountain, NC

“Rita you will be missed by lots of people. I loved you like a sister and we had some great times together. Your kids was like mine when they were...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Regina Fisher - Dallas, NC

“She use live just up thee street from me. Sweet Young Lady. Prayers for family and friends ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Lou Harper - Friend

“Our hearts are broken at the loss of your mom Amanda. You are in our thoughts and prayers. ❤ ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Kathy & Randy Axe - Kure Beach, NC

“Amanda and Logan... I'm so sorry for your loss. you're in my thoughts and prayers. Love y'all! ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Amy Reid - Lincolnton, NC


Rita Guffie
1963- 2020

Dallas – Rita Carol Smith Guffie, 57, passed away on September 13, 2020 at her residence.

She was born in Gaston County, NC on June 6, 1963 to the late Paul and Carolyn Mitchell Smith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Dennis Smith.

Rita worked for Wix Corporation for almost 20 years. She enjoyed serving as an volunteer for Dallas Rescue Squad. Rita was a loving mother and friend who will be greatly missed!

Survivors include her son, Logan Guffie; her daughter, Amanda Axe and husband
Brendon and expected first grandson.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 until 3:00 p.m., Saturday, September 19th at Withers & Whisenant Funeral Home.
A private burial will be At Long Creek Baptist Church Cemetery at a later date
In lieu of flowers memorial may be made for her funeral expenses.

Condolences may be made to www.withersandwhisenantfuneral.com.

Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 2916 Union Road, Gastonia (704) 864-5144 is serving the Family.

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Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Service
2916 Union Rd. Gastonia, NC 28054
Tel. (704) 864-5144

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