Obituary and Service Information for Jerry Nell Guidicy
|Guidicy, Jerry Nell|
Date: Monday, May 11, 2015
Time: 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Mahn Twin City Chapel, 515 Collins, Festus, Missouri 63028
Date: Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Mahn Twin City Chapel
Howelll Cemetery, Clay, Arkansas
In lieu of flowers family requests memorials be made to Jefferson County Rescue Mission or The Corozal Primary School C/O Twin City Church of Christ-in memory of Mrs Guidicy
Jerry Nell (Adcock) Guidicy, 76, entered into rest May 6, 2015 at her Festus residence. Born December 9, 1938, in Pangburn, Arkansas, to the late J.H. "Dick" and Johnnie Lee (Crane) Adcock. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by a sister, Joyce Adcock.
Survived by her loving family which includes her husband, Roger Guidicy; sons: Robin (Jill) Guidicy of Coral Gables, FL and Jed Guidicy of Crystal City, MO; brother: Jimmy Don (Lugenia) Adcock of Searcy, AR; grandchildren: Brittany (Ryan) Guidicy-Hamilton and Alexa Guidicy of White House, TN and Jake Guidicy of Crystal City, MO; great granddaughters: Aubrey Lee and Alivia Nell both of White House, TN.
Mrs Guidicy was a graduate of Pangburn High, Pangburn, AR, Arkansas State Jr College and Central Arkansas University, where she was a cheerleader and basketball player. She held a Masters Degree in education. She spent 26 of her 30 years in career education with the Fox C-6 School District, where she also coached ladies basketball, at Ridgewood Jr High.
She was a gold medal winning Senior Olympic athlete, and still holds the state record in free throw shooting.
She was a musician (able to play 6 different instruments), a missionary, an artist, a cosmetologist, a clogger, tap dancer, woodcarver, a business owner and even a school bus driver for Festus R-6 school district.
She served on the Jefferson County Rescue Mission board and various school boards, helping to found successful schools in the countries of Belize, Cuba and Jamaica. She was president of The Corozal Primary School, Corozal, Belize.
She was a member of the Twin City Church of Christ, Festus-Crystal City Rotary Club, MO State Cameo Club, Toastmasters and competed in Ms Missouri Senior Pagent.
She went on more that 50 mission trips around the world, making eyeglasses, dresses, hospital gowns and funded the college education of more than a dozen foreign young people in the U.S.
***There will be a graveside service at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at her final place of rest, Howell Cemetery in Clay, Arkansas
MOTTO SHE LIVED BY....."DO AS MUCH AS YOU CAN, FOR AS MANY AS YOU CAN, FOR AS LONG AS YOU CAN!"