Name: Martha Isabelle (Mayberry) Griffith
From: The Register-News,
Mt. Vernon, Illinois
Date: Saturday, January 19, 1963
Martha Griffith Dies; Leaves 94 Descendants
Mrs. Martha Belle Griffith, 88, of McLeansboro died at 4:30 a.m. today in Hamilton Memorial Hospital at McLeansboro.
She leaves 94 descendants; three sons, four daughters, 31 grandchildren; 51 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete. The body will lie in state at the Gholson Funeral Home where friends may call after 6:00 p.m. today.
She was born Dec. 10, 1874, in Hamilton county, the daughter of John and Mary (Harrawood) Mayberry. She was married to Albert Griffith.
Survivors include three sons, Claude Griffith of Madison, Hallie Griffith of McLeansboro, and Harry Griffith of Collinsville; four daughters, Mrs. Mary Green, Mrs. Grace Campbell, and Mrs. Pearl Prince, all of McLeansboro, and Mrs. Nellie Farris of Hartford, Ill.; four brothers, Chalen and Cleve Mayberry of Norris City, and Silas and Arthur Mayberry of McLeansboro; two half-brothers; two half-sisters; 31 grandchildren; 51 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Griffith was a member of the Lick Creek Baptist church.