Donna Ruth Griffin
1935 - 2011
Donna Ruth (Blakely) Griffin passed away peacefully Feb. 13, 2011, surrounded by her loving family. A native daughter of Arizona, Donna began her wonderful life in Mesa on Aug. 2, 1935, the third of five children born to Albert Monroe and Dorothy Ruth Blakely.
A devoted wife, mother and a woman of deep Christian faith, Donna is survived by her husband, Edward Everett of Payson; and three children, Robert Lee, Donna Kathleen and James Monroe. Donna was also blessed with four grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren who all share her lifelong love of Arizona’s mountains.
A private memorial is planned by the family.
Donations in Donna’s memory may be made to the Presbyterian Child Learning Center, 800 W. Main St., Payson, AZ 85541.