Mary A. Griffith

March 25, 1948 - December 16, 2019
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Mary A. Griffith, age 71 of Lima passed away 1:38 a.m., Monday, Dec. 16, 2019 at Lima Memorial. She was born March 25, 1948 in Lima to the late Wilbur and Mary Conner Bradford. She married Grover Griffith July 3, 1967 and he survives in Lima.
Mary attended Abundant Life Temple and loved to shop, her favorites were purses, perfume and clothing. She had been a caregiver for her husband and loved being with her grandkids.
Additional survivors include 5 children: Mary Keysor of Cridersville, Harold (Cheryl) Bradford of Lima, Rose (Robert) Klett of Lima, Tina (Bruce) Gessel Jr. of Lima and Grover A. (Cherston) Griffith of Cincinnati, 29 grandchildren, 55 great grandchildren, siblings: Charles, John (Kathryn) and Wilbur Bradford, Jr. and Millie Waldroop.
She was preceded in death by siblings: Earl and Paul Thatcher, Micheal and Ervin Bradford, Eileen Camper and Idella Schlesselman.
The family will receive friends 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. The funeral will be 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019 at the funeral home with Pastor Debbie Gordon officiating. The burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery, Lima.
Memorial contributions may be given to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, December 20, 2019

Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.


311 West Main Street, Cridersville, OH, 45806

Service Information

Date: Saturday, December 21, 2019

Time: 10:00 am

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.


311 West Main Street, Cridersville, OH, 45806

Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, December 21, 2019

Memorial Park Cemetery


Lima, Ohio 45806

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Born: March 25, 1948
Died: December 16, 2019

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Linda Jones posted on 12/18/19

Most sincere sympathy to the family. Blessings.