Betty Gwen Griswold - 89
9/5/1925 - 8/27/2015
Macomb formerly of Colchester
Betty Gwen Griswold age 89 of Macomb, formerly of Colchester, passed away Thursday, August 27, 2015, at the Miller Rehabilitation Center, in Kankakee, Illinois. She was born September, 6, 1925, in Macomb, Illinois to Glen and Hazel Welch Zimmerman. Betty was united in marriage on January 19, 1944, in St. Petersburg, Florida, to Glennon Griswold. He preceded her in death on April 6, 1992. She was also preceded in death by her parents, 2 Sons: T.J. and Glade Griswold. 1 Granddaughter, Melody Wainwright, 1 Son In Law: Dannie Markham and 1 Brother: Robert G. Zimmerman.
Surviving to mourn her passing are 1 Daughter: Judy Gwen Markham, Kankakee, Illinois, 1 Son: Gregory and Rita Griswold, Blacksburg, Virginia, 4 Grandchildren: Daniel Nathan and (Erin) Markham, Gwen M. Markham and (Zach) Kosyla, Matthew Brooks Griswold, Cydni Burns Griswold (Adam) Dettmar, 11 Great Grandchildren: Sawyer and Graham Markham, Shea, Chandler, and Evan Kosyla, Jesse, William and Thomas Wainwright and Bryn, Zoe, and Maya Griswold.
Betty was a past member of Colchester Eastern Star, Member of the Macomb Presbyterian Church. She loved being part of the Lafayette Square Community, where she was very active in many events and loved to visit with her family and friends.
Funeral Services will be 11:00 A.M. Monday, August 31, 2015, at the Jones Mortuary in Colchester, with Rev. Mark Merrill. Burial will take place at Mt. Auburn Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be 4:00 to 6:00 P.M. Sunday, August 30, 2015, at the Funeral Home. Friends may view and sign the register book at the funeral home after 9:00 A.M. Sunday. Memorials are to McDonough District Hospital or the Macomb Presbyterian Church. On line Condolences to the family can be left at jonesmortuaryfh.com
4:00 to 6:00 P.M. Sunday at the Funeral Home
11:00 A.M. Monday at the Funeral Home