Julia "JJ" Griffith, born Oct. 19, 1989 died Feb. 16, 2007, following a courageous fight with cancer.
Miss Griffith's life would seem short to many, but those who were touched by her understood that the quality of life far exceeds the quantity of time in which one lives.
She is survived by her mother, Debbie Griffith; stepfather, Louie Peifer; sister, Aime Griffith; grandmother, Amy Milleson, all of Star Valley; brother, Marc Griffith; uncle and aunt, Mark and Becky Milleson, all of Mesa; uncle and aunt, Steve and Linda Dorris of Tacoma, Wash.; and cousins, Deanna Milleson and Kiana Dorris.
The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thanks to all the staff at the RTA Hospice for their loving care and compassion.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 24 at Messinger Payson Funeral Home, 302 W. Aero. A reception will immediately follow the service at Rim Guidance Center, 404 W. Aero.
Donations may be made to RTA Hospice, 511 S. Mud Springs Road, Payson, AZ 85541, or Gracie Lee Foundation, c/o Mogollon Health Alliance, 308 E. Aero, Payson, AZ 85541.