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Sylvia Lee Griffis

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Sylvia Lee Griffis Obituary


Sylvia Lee Griffis, 92, of Erlanger, passed away on January 25, 2014 surrounded by family at her home. Sylvia was a member of Roger's Grove Baptist Church in Monticello, KY. While raising her children she owned and operated Ward and Sylvia's Restaurant in Ludlow. Later in life she also owned and operated Rick's Market in Elsmere from she retired in her 80's. She is preceded in death by her husband Ward Griffis (1991); daughters, Sue Johnson (2012), Billie Jean Kinser (2005); sons, Ricky Griffis (2001), Paul Griffis (2003), Jessie Griffis (1940). Survivors include her son, Ward Lee (Jacki) Griffis of Loveland, OH; daughters, Peggy Anne Drohan of Erlanger, Mary E. Sims of Lenoir, NC, Judie Gaston of Erlanger, Rebecca (Oakley, Jr.) Crabtree of Somerset; 21 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren. Visitation is Thursday, January 30, 2014 from 11:00AM to the hour of service at 1:00PM all in Ronald B. Jones Funeral Home, 316 Elm Street, Ludlow, KY 41016. Interment in Arlington Memorial Gardens in Mt. Healthy, OH. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to St. Jude's Children's Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Ronald B. Jones Funeral Home serving the family. Online condolences to

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Published in the Kentucky Enquirer from Jan. 28 to Jan. 29, 2014
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