Amy Griffin died Feb. 13, 2013, at her home in Austin. She was 102.
Funeral services were held Feb. 16 at Calvary Baptist Church with Brad Kolman officiating. Interment followed at Mesa View Cemetery.
Amy Ruth Stucker was born Aug. 18, 1910, near Paonia to Albert and Martha (Clark) Stucker on Stucker Mesa, which was named after her family. She spent her childhood on Stucker Mesa and attended school in Paonia.
She married Riley Griffin on May 9, 1931. The marriage ended in divorce in 1966.
Mrs. Griffin moved to Delta in 1982 after having lived in California for 20 years. She moved to Austin five years ago.
She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Delta for over 35 years where she sang in the church choir. She volunteered at the Delta Senior Center and was involved with Meals on Wheels. She enjoyed quilting and spending time with her family.
Mrs. Griffin is survived by nine children, Dorothy Kuretich and Dave Griffin, both of Paonia, Steve Griffin of Clifton, Irven Griffin and wife Sharon of Meeker, Barbara Noetzelmann, Arvilla McIlhenny and husband Walter, Frank Griffin and wife Alicia and LolaSue "Lola" Chism and husband Dave, all of Austin, and William Griffin and wife Lynette of Argyle, Texas; one sister, Mary "Sena" Knornschild of Watsonville, Calif.; and 189 grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Buss; two sisters; three brothers; two granddaughters, Rose Estes and Kandace Hull; two grandsons, Clifford Griffin and Willard Kuretich; and a great-granddaughter, Autumn Caudle.
Arrangements were handled by Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory.
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