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Marilyn Griffith Obituary (1938 – 2022) – Wabash, IN

Marilyn Griffith, 83, of Wabash, Indiana, died at 8:30 am, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2022, at Wellbrooke of Wabash. She was born on Nov. 10, 1938, in Van Lear, Kentucky, to Oscar and Beatrice (Adams) Salyer.

Marilyn married Bob Gene Griffith in Wabash on July 4, 1959; he died March 16, 2015. She worked for the Springfield Trust Company in Springfield, Missouri, for 13 years as the office manager. Marilyn was a member of the Wabash Friends Church. She was in the Sweet Adeline’s Choral Group 10 years. Marilyn enjoyed crossword puzzles, reading mystery novels, going to the YMCA, and especially traveling with her husband.

She is survived by two sons, James Brian (Susan) Griffith of Kewanee, Illinois, and Charles Robert (Bronwen) Griffith of Park Rapids, Minnesota; four grandchildren, Christian (Lori) Griffith of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Caleb (Diane) Griffith of Bloomington, Illinois, Chessa Griffith of Kewanee, and Madison Griffith of Park Rapids; five great-grandchildren, Abigail Griffith, Abraham Griffith, Amius Powe, Adreyel Powe, and Elijah Griffith; her sister, Sheila Denniston of Wabash, her sister-in-law Regina Monroe Haney, of Wabash, and many nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services will be 10:30 am, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with David Phillips officiating. Burial will be in Falls Cemetery, Wabash. Friends may call 9-10:30 am Wednesday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are the Wabash Friends Church or the Wabash County YMCA.

The memorial guest book for Marilyn may be signed at

Published by Wabash Plain Dealer on Aug. 29, 2022.

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