Jane Darden Guffie, 69, of Virginia Beach, VA, went to be with the Lord on the evening of July 24, 2023. Born on July 15, 1954 to Raymond and Lola Darden, Jane’s life was filled with compassion, creativity, and an unwavering dedication to her family and friends.
Jane was a beloved primary education teacher for VBCPS for 33 years. Her passions extended far beyond the classroom. She possessed a talent for scrapbooking, a deep interest in Virginia Beach history, and a knack for creating beautiful wreaths and flower arrangements. Her creative spirit shone brightly, and she found joy in every intricate detail. When she wasn’t immersed in her hobbies, Jane cherished the time spent with her grandchildren.
Jane attended Immanuel Baptist Church in Chesapeake, Virginia. Her commitment to her faith guided her actions and served as a source of strength throughout her life.
Jane is preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Lola Darden, and her late husband Thomas “Tony” Guffie.
Jane will be fondly remembered by her surviving family and friends, including her son Kevin Guffie (Megan), her daughter Leslie Clark, grandchildren, Cheyanne and Haylee Clark, and Roland Guffie, her sister Patricia White (Jimmy). Although Jane is no longer with us, her memory will forever be etched in the hearts of those who knew and loved her.
A celebration of Jane’s life will be held Saturday, September 16, 2023 at 11:00 a.m., at Immanuel Baptist Church, located at 1012 N. Battlefield Blvd., Chesapeake, VA. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests donations be made to the American Heart Association, a cause that held significant meaning to Jane.
Jane Darden Guffie leaves behind a legacy of love, kindness, and a passion for education. May her beautiful soul rest in eternal peace, knowing that she touched countless lives and inspired all who had the privilege of knowing her.