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Service measured not by GOLD,
          but by the GOLDEN RULE

330.262.7771

“Together Again”

Olivia “Libby” DeHavilland Griffith, 83, of Wooster died on Tuesday, December 13, 2022 at Wooster Community Hospital.

She was born October 25, 1939 in Steubenville to Leon and Rossie S. Cooper Carter.  On June 6, 1958, Libby married James E. Griffith, Sr.  He preceded her in death in 2002.

Libby was a member of Second Baptist Church and had worked for over 22 years at Rubbermaid.  She had also worked for Ramseyer Farms and cleaning houses for JD Overholt.  She was a member of the Am Vets Post #250 Women’s Auxiliary and the American Legion Post #68 Women’s Auxiliary.  Libby loved to play bingo, bowling and reading, especially Agatha Christie novels.  She also enjoyed watching game shows and spending time with her family and friends.

She is survived by her children James E. (Carol Noel) Griffith, Jr. of Orrville, Sylvia Y. (Sylvester) Robinson of Canton, Joy L. Griffith, Darren L. Griffith and Leon V. Griffith all of Wooster; 18 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; several great-great grandchildren; sisters Gloria Johnson of Steubenville and Joyce Carter of Wooster; special niece and great-nephew Michelle Carter and Christopher Carter along with many other nieces, nephews and cousins.

Along with her husband, Libby is preceded in death by her parents; brother Jan Marcus and a grandson Derrick “D.D.” Griffith.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, December 19, 2022 at 1:00 PM at McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster with Bishop Lottie Smith officiating.  Interment will follow in Wooster Cemetery.

Friends will be received from 11:00 AM until the time of the funeral on Monday at the funeral home.

Contributions may be directed to the American Heart Association, 1575 Corporate Woods Parkway Ste. 150, Uniontown, OH 44685.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com

25 Comments

  1. Job well done. Going to miss you mom. Rest Easy. Give Dad a hug from me.

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  2. I am grateful for the 83years God blessed the Earth to carry you. Now I will forever carry you in my heart and in my name. I remember you would continuously watch and pray sitting in your chair either in the living room or dining room. A protector of sorts. Your watch here on this Earth is complete. You have a new assignment. I love you Mom.

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  3. Sending our Deepest Sympathy during this difficult time. Cherish the Memories 🌹🕊💜

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  4. gonna be deeply missed momma griffith .give jimbo a big hug from us too

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  5. you will be deeply missed momma Libby. give Jimbo hug from us too.

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  6. Mom your are so loved by so many. I’m very happy I got to share your wisdom with others. You will be greatly missed. You done good Lib. Rest in glory

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  7. Rest In Jesus’ arms and take your rest Mrs. Libby. You Received your Crown. I will miss your Smile. ‘Til we meet again. I Love You.

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  8. Probably the best woman I have ever known. So loving, accepting and kind to everyone. I am disappointed in myself for not keeping in contact.

    I love you all!

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  9. To my Griffith family, Momma Libby was a remarkable woman and a true friend. Her assistance and calming ways was always appreciated by me. She loved her family and was always a faithful friend. Officer Ken Linz (retired)

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  10. You will always have a place in my heart rest in peace prayers for the familys

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  11. It was such a pleasure to know Libby. She was the glue that held the family together. Always a smile on her face. She is having a very restful time now. Our prayers and love to the family.

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  12. Libby, you were such fun to work with and even more fun to be on the same bowling team with you. Thoughts and Prayers for your family.

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  13. Libby, I just asked about you & the family last month.I am praying for your family. Rest in Peace. Sissy Ann

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  14. My Condolences to the family. Sending prayers for their peace of mind. Blessings to my family.
    🙏🏾❤️🙏🏾❤️🙏🏾

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  15. I am heartbroken. Much love.

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  16. To the family of Libby Griffith,
    May God comfort you and heal broken hearts at this time of sorrow.
    Libby was my hairdresser and I babysat James(Cookie) ,and Sylvia. Libby was full of wisdom and gave Christian advice when you talked to her
    My prayers are with you

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  17. I was just thinking about Libby the other day ,, wanted to stop by to see her ,, I worked with Libby at Rubbermaid ,, Right away she took me under her wings there and off the job ,, treated me like family ,, She’s gonna be well missed ,, Love Hugs and Kisses to the family prayers also

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  18. Gloria and Joyce and other family members. I was so saddened to see that Libby has passed on. My thoughts and prayers will be with you as you mourn this beautifully spirited lady.

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  19. I am sorry for your loss prays for your family James

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  20. Rest peacefully Ms. Libby. My deepest condolences to the family.

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  21. I love you, mom. You were the best. You taught me many life lessons and showed me by example how to laugh through hard times. If I ever get stuck, all I have to do is think of something you said and I will have my answer. Rest now. You deserve it. Til we meet again.

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  22. Job well done…🙏🏿 Aunt Libby
    Rest in Power
    Always in love ❤️

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  23. Mrs. Griffith….. I am so honored to have had the opportunity to have you in my life. You always treated me just like you did your own children and for this, I am so grateful. I am really going to miss coming to your house. Absorbing your wisdom and leaving feeling so loved. You and Mr. Griffith have left a great legacy of loving children just like you! You will always be in my heart.

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  24. Rest in The Lords presence Ms Libby. And please say hello to my parents for me. Love Always.

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  25. Please accept my most sincere condolences concerning the passing of Miss Libby. Know that her life and generosity touched us Turner girls as we grew up beside you all. She will be missed.

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