SALEM, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Betty Lou (Campbell) Griffith, 87, died Thursday, August 5, 2021, at Blossom Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born June 23, 1934, in Alliance, daughter of the late Robert and Ethel (Dunlap) Campbell.
Betty was a 1952 graduate of Sebring High School where she was a member of the Sebring High School Trojan Band. She was a 1955 graduate of Hannah Mullins School of Nursing in Salem as a registered nurse.
Betty worked as a nurse in El Paso, Texas and the Salem City Hospital.
She had been a member of the North Benton Presbyterian Church as a child. After she was married, she was a member of the Damascus Friends Church, where she met and served her Savior, Jesus Christ. Betty enjoyed playing softball with her church team. She later became a member of the Believers Christian Fellowship in Salem.
For many years, she enjoyed mowing the Damascus Cemetery and the Damascus Community Center.
Survivors include her husband, Mahlon “Junior” Griffith, Jr., whom she married September 3, 1955; children, Larry (Beth) Griffith of Damascus, Lennie (Beth) Griffith of Salem, Lynn Taylor of Damascus and Lance (Tina) Griffith of Damascus; 15 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by her brother, Robert Campbell, Jr.; sister, Helen Stanley and one infant grandson, Tyler Griffith.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, August 9, 2021 at Stark Memorial with Pastor Robert Rowley officiating. Calling hours will be held from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. prior to the service.
Interment will follow at Damascus Cemetery.
If unable to attend you may show your support by joining our complimentary “Hugs from Home” program where your message will be attached to a balloon in the chapel to remind the family of your love and support at www.starkmemorial.com/hugs-from-home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Community Hospice, 2341 E. State St., Unit B, Salem, OH 44460.
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A television tribute will air Monday, August 9 at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV.