Obituaries

Gail Boyd Griffin 1927 - 2011 Kansas City, Kan.

Services for Gail Boyd Griffin, 83, Kansas City, Kan., were Monday, Sept. 12, 2011, at Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, Bonner Springs. Private burial will be in Shawnee Mission Memory Gardens in Shawnee.
Mrs. Griffin died Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011, at Presbyterian Manor Nursing Home in Kansas City.
She was born Oct. 10, 1927, in Big Sandy, Tenn., and was a longtime area resident. She was a proud to have been one of the first meter maids in Oklahoma. She had also worked for 23 years as a Medicare clerk at Kansas University Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan. After her retirement, she and her husband operated the Thrift Store for Keys Youth Services in Mission.
Her husband of 63 years, Roland Griffin, died in March 2011.
Survivors include three children, Barbara Griffin, Shawnee, Sue Amego (Steve), Leavenworth, and Fred Griffin (Connie), Overland Park; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to Kansas City Hospice or Stony Point Christian Church in Kansas City, Kan., sent in care of the funeral home, 214 Oak St., Bonner Springs, KS 66012.