Name:    Claude Cecil Griffith

From:  The Register-News, Mt. Vernon, Illinois
Date:  Saturday, February 9, 1991   

Claude C. Griffith, 94, of Madison and formerly of McLeansboro, died 3 a.m. Feb. 8, 1991, at Edwardsville Care Center.  Mr. Griffith was a merchant until retirement.  Mr. Griffith was a Protestant.

He was born Feb. 5, 1897, in Hamilton County, a son of Albert and Belle (Mayberry) Griffith. He married Eliza L. Campbell, who preceded him in death.

Services will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Gholson Funeral Home in McLeansboro with the Rev. Gary Davenport officiating. Burial will follow at Prospect Cemetery near McLeansboro.  Friends may call 11 a.m. until the funeral hour Sunday at the funeral home.

Survivors include one son, Wayne Griffith and wife, Laura, of Granite City; one daughter-in-law, Mrs. Rosie Griffith of Madison; three sisters, Mrs. Nellie Farris, Mrs. Mary Green and Mrs. Grace Campbell, all of McLeansboro; and three grandchildren, Nathan and Kathy Griffith, both of Madison, and Mike Griffith of Granite City.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents, three sons, two brothers and one sister.