Annelle June McGuffee (Baird), 64, passed away unexpectedly Dec. 23. Ann was born Nov. 1, 1951, to Bant Baird Jr. and Mary Nell Baird (McGowan). Ann grew up in Midwest City and attended Midwest City High School. She completed her Bachelor of Education at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, and later, her Master of Education at the University of Central Oklahoma. Ann retired as a teacher from Edmond Public Schools in May 2015 after 36 years of service.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and she is survived by her three children: Michael Horn, Jacquelyn DeGiusti (Kevin), and Grant McGuffee. She was also a loving grandmother “Gigi” to Jacob and Brooklyn DeGiusti. Ann is also survived by her siblings: Jimmy Baird, Rolley Baird, Sheryl Murphy, Brett Baird, Lisa Keylor, and Andra Baird.
Ann was deeply spiritual and kind while sharing her passion for life with those around her. Ann will be missed by her family, friends, and the many students whom she taught through the years.
Services will be held 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 4, Life.Church Edmond Campus, 4600 E. 2nd St., Edmond.