Name: Janet L. (Denham) Griffith
From: The Register-News,
Mt. Vernon, Illinois
Date: February 5, 2007
Janet L. Griffith, 64, of
Metamora, died 5:50 p.m. Feb. 1, 2007, at Saint Francis Hospital in Peoria.
She was born Dec. 30, 1942, in Mt. Vernon, to Carl Leon Denham and Evelyn Beatrice (Weld) Denham. She married Vertis Dean Griffith on Dec. 24, 1960, in McLeansboro. He preceded her in death on Sept. 16, 1998.
Janet is survived by sons Brian Griffith and wife Patty, and Paul Griffith, both of Waukon, Iowa; daughter Tracie Pierson of Metamora; eight grandchildren; brothers Carl Denham and wife Marge of Cuba, and Kenneth Denham and wife Virginia of Metamora.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.
She worked at the K-mart in Washington for 23 years. She also worked at Dollar General in Metamora. When she was younger she attended the Baptist church.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Mason Funeral Home in the Metamora Chapel. Rev. Tom Zobrist will officiate. Burial will be in Olio Cemetery in Eureka.
Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home and also 1 hour prior to services on Tuesday.