Name:    Etta Louise (Cross) Griffith Stubblefield

From:  The McLeansboro Times-Leader, McLeansboro, Illinois
Date:  Thursday, November 18, 2010   

McLEANSBORO Etta (Cross) Stubblefield, 66, of McLeansboro, died at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13, 2010, at her home.

Mrs. Stubblefield was retired from McLeansboro Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, where she worked in the housekeeping department.

She was born July 25, 1944, in Long Beach, Calif., the daughter of Fenton and Mary (Dennis) Cross.

Etta first married Junior Griffith, who preceded her in death. She later married Thomas Stubblefield, who also preceded her in death.

Funeral services were Tuesday at Gholson Funeral Home in McLeansboro with the Rev. Robert Sefried officiating. Burial was at I.O.O.F. Cemetery in McLeansboro.

Mrs. Stubblefield is survived by two sons, Kent Griffith and wife Crystal of Mt. Vernon and Jeff Griffith of Flora; two stepsons, Boyd Stubblefield and wife Karen of McLeansboro and Brett Stubblefield of McLeansboro; a daughter, Gladys (Griffith) Hungate and husband Paul of McLeansboro; four grandchildren, Cole Griffith, C. J. Griffith, Heather Griffith White and Ryan Griffith; two step-grandchildren, Jana Thompson and Sarah Stubblefield; one great-grandchild, Clayton Griffith; and her brothers and sister, Fenton Cross of Dahlgren, Elma Lenard of Akin and Barbara Owens of Centralia.

Mrs. Stubblefield was a member of the McLeansboro American Legion Auxiliary and Hopewell Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, parents and an infant brother, Labon Cross.

For further information, you may call Gholson Funeral Home at 643-2321.