OTTUMWA — Thelma Griffin, 100, formerly of 609 Glenwood, died at 8:15 a.m. May 7, 2007, at Ridgewood Nursing and Rehab Center.

She was born Sept. 17, 1906 in Fulton, S.D. to Peter and Mary Holmes. She married Floyd Griffin Dec. 26, 1938. He preceded her in death April 21, 1997.

A resident of Ottumwa since 1952, she was a member of Davis St. Christian Church.

Surviving is a son, David (Shirley) Griffin of Ottumwa; two grandchildren, Derek Griffin of Overland Park, Kan. and Anitra Griffin of Ottumwa; a brother, Robert Holmes of Mitchell, S.D.

She was preceded in death by ten brothers and sisters.

Graveside services and burial will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Shaul Cemetery with Rev. Thomas Carpe officiating.

Visitation will begin at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Reece Funeral Home with the family present from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Memorials may be made to Davis St. Christian Church or Heartland Humane Society.

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