Ellora Bell "Ellie" Griffith, 86, of Georgetown, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2014 at the Anderson Mercy Hospital in Anderson Township. She worked in dietary for the Brown County General Hospital and was a member of the Georgetown Church of Christ in Georgetown. Ellie was a born Oct. 1, 1927 in Muses Mills, Ky. the daughter of the late James Allen and Dora Mae (McKee) Daulton. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands - Walter Griffith in 1976 and Henry Calvin Padgett in 1999, one grandson – Justin Kattine in 2006, six sisters – Jessie Shafer, Effie Lemon, Rebecca Bolender, Anna Boone, Eileen Stephens and Della Meenach and three brothers – Alvin, Hobart and Wayne Daulton.
Mrs. Griffith is survived by seven children – Ronald Griffith and wife Wanda of Georgetown, James Griffith and wife Gloria of Harlan, Ky., Cheryl Bailey and husband Eddie, Janet Jimison and husband Sam, Joyce Kattine and husband Roger, Glen Griffith and wife Sherri and Tammy Dempsey and husband Jim all of Georgetown; 15 grandchildren; six great grandchildren, six great-great grandchildren; one brother – Fred Daulton of Russellville, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 at the Georgetown Church of Christ, located 149 Hamer Road, in Georgetown. Kevin Whitsett and Scott Hennig will officiate. Visitation will be from 12 – 2 p.m. Thursday at the church. Interment will be in the Maplewood Cemetery in Ripley. The Cahall Funeral Home in Georgetown, serving the family.
If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the Villa Georgetown Nursing and Rehabilation Center Activities Department, 8065 Dr. Faul Road, Georgetown, Ohio 45121 or to the Georgetown Church of Christ, 149 Hamer Road, Georgetown, Ohio 45154.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.Cahallfuneralhomes.com.