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Shirley Jean Stidham Griffith, 72, of Grayson entered Heaven's gate Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Shirley was born Oct. 6, 1944 in Greenup County, a daughter of the late Harry and Dova Mae Frasher Stidham. Including her parents Shirley was preceded in death by a daughter, Brenda Howard; two sisters, Mary Frances Johnson and Anita Endicott; a brother, Jack Stidham; and four brother in-laws, Larry Jarvis, Charles Endicott, Ollie Johnson and George Burton.
Shirley was a Christian, a member of Upper Bruin Enterprise Baptist Church. Shirley was a graduate of Prichard High School class of 1962. Shirley loved her family especially her precious grandchildren. Shirley enjoyed cooking, UK basketball, and traveling to Myrtle Beach.
Shirley is survived by a son, Tony (Crystal) Griffith of Sandy Hook; three grandchildren, Cameron Griffith, Dustin (Jenny) Howard and Donnie Howard, Jr.; five great-grandchildren, Braxton Griffith, Zayden Howard, Zylee Howard, Shaeleigh Bays and Raelynn Howard; four sisters, Ruth (Larry) Flannery of Grayson, Wanda (Ronald) Bauer and Callie Jarvis both of Mansfield, OH, and Alice Burton of Grayson; and several nieces and nephews who all mourn her passing.
Funeral services will be 2 pm Sunday April 2nd, 2017 at the Malone Funeral Home in Grayson with Tim Porter officiating. Burial will follow in the East Carter County Memory Gardens. Visitation will be 6-9 pm Saturday and after 12 noon Sunday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be: Dustin Howard, D.J. Howard, Kevin Griffith, Michael Flannery, Derek Flannery, and J.T. Burton. Honorary pallbearers will be Jack Stidham, Jr., Danny Endicott, Braxton Griffith, L.D. Griffith and Donnie Stidham.
Condolences may be sent to the Griffith family at www.malonefuneralhome.com
Published on March 31, 2017
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