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Griffin, Sarah Ann
81, of Anthem, Arizona passed away on April 29, 2016. Sarah went to Youngstown State University and received a Master's degrees in Education. After teaching for 30 years in the Youngstown Public School System, Sarah retired in 2000 and moved to Anthem, AZ to be near her daughters. She was a member of First Institutional Baptist Church, AKA, and participated in Golden Go Getters, Owls Bowling Team, neighborhood bridge, and helped as the receptionist at Academy of Classical Ballet. She enjoyed taking her grandchildren on vacation. She leaves to cherish her memory, her daughters Carol A. Griffin of Dallas, TX and Jeni (Gary, Sr.) Williams, of Glendale, AZ. She also leaves her granddaughter, Teresa A. Griffin of Atlanta, GA and grandson, Gary Williams, Jr., of Glendale, AZ. She leaves a sister-in-law Alice (Russell) Oates, two nephews, Russell Oates, Jr. and Marvin Oates plus a host of other relatives, friends, sorority sisters, neighbors, students, and dancers. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at First Institutional Baptist Church in Phoenix, on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 10:00 am. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent in Sarah Ann Oates Griffin's memory, c/o the Youngstown State University Foundation, 655 Wick Ave., Youngstown, OH 44502 or First Institutional Baptist Church, 1141 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, AZ 85034.
Published in The Arizona Republic on May 7, 2016
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