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Carol Griffin

July 28, 2002

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— Funeral services for Carol Griffin, 76, Thomasboro, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Owens Funeral Home, Champaign. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens, Champaign.

Mrs. Griffin died Tuesday, July 23, 2002, at Provena Covenant Medical Center, Urbana.

She was born Nov. 3, 1925, in Lawrence, Kan., the daughter of Earl and Margaret (Elder) Johnston.

Mrs. Griffin was a homemaker and a member of Faith Baptist Church in Champaign.

She married John Griffin on Nov. 3, 1945, in Paxton, Ill. He died May 10, 1986.

Survivors include a son, Michael Griffin Sr., West End, N.C.; three daughters, Betty Griffin, Rantoul, Vickie Poore, Monticello, and Catherine Kelly, Champaign; two brothers, Roy Johnston, Lawrence, Kan., and Fred Johnston, Canas, Wash.; a sister, Earlene Bailey, Oskaloosa, Kan.; 11 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

Family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society.

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