Madeline Griffith

MORRIS—Madeline Griffith, 86, of Morris, passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Park Pointe Healthcare & Rehabilitation in Morris.
Born May 3, 1930 in Big Mound Township, IL, Mary Madeline was a daughter of George and Etta P. (Kingston) Isaacs.  She was raised in McLeansboro, and on Oct. 30, 1947, Madeline married Robert J. Griffith in Morganfield, KY. She worked for the Grocer's Retail Union, retiring after 28 years of service. Madeline loved her church, and was an active and involved member of the First Baptist Church of Morris. She will be remembered for her love of people, as well as gardening and flowers. Madeline cherished her grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband of 69 years, Robert; three children:  Mike (Pam) Griffith of Ocala, FL and Bobbi (Harry) Harrington and Becky (Steve) Grieff, both of Morris; six grandchildren: Derek Harrington of Chicago, Adam (Jenny) Harrington of Coal City, Leah (Gary) Vaughn and Sara Grieff, both of Morris; Marta Peterson of Ocala, FL and Monica (Roman) Hudon of Winnipeg, Canada and eight great grandchildren: Kayla Harrington, Paige Downing, Lindsey Downing, Addison Harrington, Tori Harrington, Jake Hudon, Easton Hudon and Dillon Hudon.
Madeline was preceded in death by her parents.
The family will receive friends at theFuneral services were held Saturday, March 2, 2017 at First Baptist Church of Morris. Pastor Steve Larson officiated, and burial was in Evergreen Cemetery, Morris.
Pallbearers were: Harry Harrington, Derek Harrington, Adam Harrington, Steve Grieff, Gary Vaughn and Roman Hudon.
Preferred memorials may be made as gifts in Madeline’s memory to the First Baptist Church of Morris or to American Cancer Society.
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Funeral services and arrangements were made under the direction and care of Reeves Funeral Homes, Ltd. in Morris.