Alice Mae (Walls) Griffith, a longtime resident of McDonald, and most recently of Madison, passed away April 28, 2013.
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She is remembered as a warm and wonderful mom and wife, and for her gentle, nurturing nature as well as her amazing baked goods; especially her seasonal fruit pies and dozens of types of Christmas cookies.
Alice was born Oct. 9, 1934, in McDonald, to Edith (Zellers) and Kenneth Walls. Alice lived on Indiana Avenue with her parents and siblings, then later raised her own family in the same house. She married Samuel Griffith on July 16, 1955, and was a member of the Evansville Baptist Church. She was active in the McDonald Music Boosters Club and had worked at U.S. Steel and Costello's Candy. Later in life, she became an avid fan of the Cleveland Indians and Cleveland Cavaliers and loved to watch ""Wheel of Fortune.""
She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Mary Jean Regano; and her brother, Kenneth Walls.
She will be greatly missed by her husband, Sam; and daughters, Jacqueline (Alan) Zielke, Jill (Chuck) Tackett and Joni (Debbie) Sheldon. Her grandchildren include Lindsay, Sam, Christina, Zach, Charlie, David and Samantha.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Arrangements are being handled by The Behm Family Funeral Homes, 26 River St., Madison, OH.
Published in www.News-Herald.com on Apr. 30, 2013
Behm Family Funeral Home & Crematory
26 River Street Madison, OH 44057