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GRIFFIS, Virginia Ann 87, of Middletown, died Friday, July 12, 2013, at Hospice Of Butler & Warren Counties. She was born in Hamilton, Ohio on January 12, 1926 to parents August and Esther (Mehl) Meyer. Mrs. Griffis retired from the Middletown Board of Education, she was a secretary at Central and Wilson Schools. She was a coach of the cheerleaders at Central School and was one of the owners of Pleasant Hill Golf Club, Inc. She graduated from Monroe High School in 1943, was an official scorekeeper for 15 years at knothole baseball, top bowler in Middletown in the 60's and belonged to the 600 Club. Mrs. Griffis was an avid ballroom room dancer and was a member of Cotillion Mixers. Virginia and Jack were married in Ventura, CA in 1943 during World War II and had been married for 69 years. Mrs. Griffis is survived by her husband, Jack T. Griffis; two sons, Edward T. (Connie) Griffis and Robert L. Griffis, five brothers, Jim (Phyllis) Meyer, Dave Meyer, Harvey Meyer, Curt (Mary Jo) Meyer, and Denny (Karen) Meyer ; two sister-in-laws, Evelyn Meyer and Dottie Meyer; three grandsons, Brandon, Conor and Ryan Griffis. Virginia was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, August and Lynn Meyer and sister, Marcella Cheh, two sisters-in-law; Joan Meyer and Doris Meyer. Memorial service will be held Friday, July 19, 2013 at 7:00 pm at WILSON-SCHRAMM-SPAULDING FUNERAL HOME, 3805 Roosevelt Blvd., Middletown, Ohio 45044. Visitation will be prior to the service from 5:00 - 7:00 pm. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Hospice Of Butler & Warren Counties, 5940 Long Meadow Dr., Franklin, OH 45005. The family wishes to thank Butler-Warren Hospice for their exceptional care of Virginia. Please sign the guest book online at WilsonSchrammSpaulding.com
Published in Journal-News on July 14, 2013
Wilson-Schramm-Spaulding Funeral Home Inc
3805 Roosevelt Blvd Middletown, OH 45044