McIntosh Co. Democrat, Thurs, 14 Oct 1943, pg 1, col. 2, Vol. 35, No. 51
— o- .Tlfrc T / XK Clr\ti\n • "^^ Wllim, Pioneer^ Is Dead i Mrs. L. B. Griffing, prominent early day resident , of Checotah,! died at the home of her '^Z'^'''" Young, lii Muskogee last Services were conducted at the Powers. Funeral chapel at 10:30 clock Saturday morning, with: Rev. Chas. E. Hoole, pastor of the| Checotah Methodist church offi'"'"!- ing. Burial was in Greenlawn cem-j Mrs. Griffin was the Widbw of the late L- B. Griffin, former light plant operator and insurance agent, Survivors besides IVIrs. Young in- elude another daughter, Mrs. E, P. Moncripf of Checotah, and a son Ted Griifin of Tulsa and five sisters. She is also .survived by eight grandchildren- They include Jim I Lucas With the U. S.Marines in the Pacific; Sgt. Bob LucaSj Camp Gruber; Wheaton A. Jackson, Jefferson Barracks, Mo; Edward 'VV. Johnson, U. S- Navy; Shannon, Terry and Berry Griffin of Sulphur and. Mrs. T. W. Hudson of Port Arthur, Texas. •> Pallbearers were: J. H- Young, E.- y. keeney, I. S .Young, J. H- Newtomer, B. H- Tabor, W. A, Young, O. C. Lynn and . George Stidham, all of Checotah.