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Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014

Ruth L. Griffey

Friday, June 1, 2007

DEXTER - Ruth L. Griffey, 85, died May 31, 2007, at her home.

Born March 13, 1922, in LaValle, she was the daughter of the late Ben and Gertrude Jones Henson.

On June 9, 1940, in Grayridge, she married Roy "Ike" Griffey who preceded her in death on Feb. 23, 1991.

She was also preceded in death by one son, Roger "Butch" Griffey; and eight brothers and sisters.

Survivors include two sons, Roy Don Griffey of Benton, Ky., and Terry R. Griffey of Dexter; two brothers, Bob Henson of Benton, Ky., and Lee Henson of Converse, Ind.; two sisters Gale Henson of Dexter and Ann Willets of Kokomo, Ind.; and five grandchildren.

Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. Saturday at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. David Hardin will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Sadler Chapel Cemetery in Dexter.