Myrtle Ruth Blasingame Griffin, a resident of Galena Park, Texas, 83, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on August 22, 2013. She was born on August 3, 1930 to parents Wade Hamilton Blasingame and Johnnie Myrtle Rutherford Blasingame in Vernon, Texas.
Survivors include her husband of 64 years, Owen Clarence (Sonny) Griffin; children: Owen Clarence Griffin, Jr. and wife Elizabeth Amelia (Libby) Griffin and their children, Owen Carpenter Griffin and Amanda Elizabeth Griffin of Austin, Texas; Ruth Anne Griffin Garner and her son, William Gatlin Garner of Houston, Texas; John Hugh Griffin and wife Sharon Beth (Shari) Griffin of Beaumont, Texas and their children, John Justin Griffin and wife Peniel Roxas Griffin, and their daughter Piper Sofia Griffin of Richardson, Texas, and Hollyn Elizabeth Griffin of Abilene, Texas; Robert Leslie Griffin of Galena Park, Texas; James Doyle Griffin and wife, Kendra Kay Jessee Griffin and their children, Caitlin Tyer Griffin and Benjamin James Griffin of Andrews, Texas. Myrtle was pre-deceased in 1969 by her son, Jerry Lynn Griffin of Galena Park, Texas.
Visitation will be held Saturday, August 24, 2013, 1:00 p.m. followed by a service at 2:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 206 Woolfe St., Galena Park, Texas 77547. A second visitation will be held at Mulkey-Mason Funeral Home, Denton, Texas on Sunday, August 25, 4:00-6:00pm. Interment will be at the Old Trinity Cemetery in Denton County at 10:00 a.m. Monday, August 26, 2013. On line condolences may be left at www.mulkeymasondenton.com