Darlene McGuire of Vinita died at her home Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2007, after an extended illness. She was 69.

Mrs. McGuire was born April 4, 1938, in Welch to Pete and Lahoma (Bullard) Park.

She married Jim D. McGuire on Feb. 14, 1957. He preceded her in death on Aug. 25, 1987.

Mrs. McGuire was a member of the Church of Christ in Vinita and she enjoyed the outdoors, gardening and woodworking.

Also preceding her in death were a brother, Dale Loller and a sister, Mary Sue Lester.

Survivors include four children, Jackie D. McGuire and his wife Diana of Miami, Terry L. McGuire and his wife Lauren of Apple Valley, Calif., Peggi Fultz and her husband Marcus of Broken Arrow, and Billy Joe McGuire of Vinita; two brothers, Delbert Park of Big Bear, Calif., and Joe Park of Wichita, Kan.; a sister, Ilene Carr of Vinita; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Mrs. McGuire was buried Friday at the Pheasant Hill Cemetery northwest of Vinita. Arrangements were under the direction of Luginbuel Funeral Home in Vinita.