Obituary: Gertrude Genevieve (Ayers) Griffis

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | | Jan 8, 2019


Gertrude Genevieve (Ayers) Griffis, 81 years of age, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 in Crystal River, Florida. 

Genevieve leaves to cherish her loving memory her children Carl, Franklin (deceased), Victor, Cathy; 8 grandchildren Tanya, Nona, Misty, Daniel, Sidney, Chad, David, Jessica; 20 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren, and host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Genevieve was born March 1, 1937 in Branford, FL to the late Alfred Joseph Ayers Sr. & Lueginia (Morris) Ayers. She was the third of twelve children Patsy (deceased), Edward (deceased), Jesse, Nina, Evelyn, Alfred, Alma Jean, Robert, William, Freddie, and Gerald. Genevieve married the late CB Griffis on January 13, 1954 and four children were born from this union. Genevieve was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Genevieve was a loving and caring devoted wife, mother, sister, and friend, always thinking of others first. Genevieve was the owner of the Lake Marion Restaurant in Kenansville with her husband CB Griffis. They went on from the Restaurant to have a cattle farm and buy and sell properties. The funeral service will be held at 11:00am January 7, 2019 at Osceola Memory Gardens, St. Cloud. 

Visitation will be held at 10:00am January 7, 2019 at Osceola Memory Gardens, St. Cloud. Burial will follow the funeral at 1:00pm January 7, 2019 at Kenansville Cemetery, Kenansville. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Osceola Memory Gardens, St. Cloud.

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