Betty Anne Griffis

September 2, 2013

Betty Anne Griffis 81, of Frankfort, IN, died at 1:06 a.m. September 2, 2013 at her home, following a brief illness. Born January 31, 1932 in Frankfort, IN to Kenneth E. & Helen (Brunswick) Smith.
She married Thomas H. Griffis on June 26, 1953 and he preceded her in death on February 28, 2001. Mrs. Griffis was a 1950 graduate of Frankfort High School and was a homemaker. She was a former member of the Kilmore United Methodist Church and a former member of Rebeccas. Betty enjoyed crocheting and reading.

Visitation and Services

Graveside services will be 2:30 p.m. Thursday, September 5, 2013 at Kilmore Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

Survived by:

2 Sons: Dan (Lynnette) Griffis of rural Frankfort, Steve Griffis of rural Frankfort, 2 Daughters: Laurie Payne of Frankfort, Dawn (Sam) Barker of Frankfort, 1 Brother: Kenny Smith Jr. of Arizona, 2 Sisters: Mary Lewis of Fairmount, IN, Myrna Dillman of Willard, OH, 11 Grandchildren and 19 Great Grandchildren.

Preceded by:

Her parents, husband and 2 sisters.


8 Condolences for “Betty Anne Griffis”

  1. Paul & Paula Riley September 2, 2013 at 8:34 pm

    Dan & Lynnette & family
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  2. Rhonda Fish-Johnston September 3, 2013 at 2:46 am

    Dawn, I am so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. She now has no pain. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  3. Judith Hardy September 3, 2013 at 2:59 pm

    Thinking of you, sorry for the loss of your mother.

  4. Lora & Bill Layton September 4, 2013 at 8:59 pm

    To all the Griffis family, esp. Dan & Dawn, so very sorry to see that your mother passed away. She will be missed by family and friends.

  5. Gary Wharry September 5, 2013 at 2:32 am

    Sorry to hear of your mothers death Steve, deepest sympathy, Dustin, Cliff & Tara also.

  6. Jeff & Pam Wellman September 5, 2013 at 2:00 pm

    Sorry to hear of your mothers death, our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  7. Gary & Shirley Mikesell September 6, 2013 at 11:18 am

    Dear Dawn and Family,
    Our prayers are with you at the passing of your mom. We will continue to uplift you and your family daily in prayer.

  8. Roberta Gray September 9, 2013 at 12:06 pm

    Steve, My deepest sympathy to you and your siblings.

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