Doris Lee Griffin



Doris Lee Griffin

Doris Lee Griffin, 88, of Manteca, Calif. and a former Sunnyside resident entered into eternal rest on Friday, April 11, 2014, in Stockton, Calif.

She was born Sept. 25, 1925 in Newburgh, Ind.

In heaven she joins her late husband Jewel Griffin.

She moved from Sunnyside to be closer to her family.

She was a member of Sunnyside Baptist Church and worked on her family farm.

She was hard working and dedicated.

She was a proud member of The Red Hat Society, where she met countless friends.

She will be remembered for her loving personality and her smile that lit up a room. Doris will be greatly missed.

Doris leaves behind her children, Darrell Griffin, Donna Atkinson and Roger Griffin. She was blessed with three grandchildren, Patricia Otvos, Darrell Griffin Jr and Christine Griffin; and three great-grandchildren, Mark Otvos, Alannah Griffin and Cara Griffin.

Graveside services will be held Friday April 18, 2014, at 9 a.m. at Lower Valley Memorial Gardens, followed by a memorial service at 10 a.m. at Smith Funeral Home Chapel.

Those wishing to sign Doris’s online memorial book may do so at

Smith Funeral Home Ltd. and Crematory in Sunnyside is in charge of arrangements.

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