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Catherine and Kinzie GRIFFIN

Cherokee Municipal Cemetery

Catherine Emily Marteney Griffin
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Submitted by: Jo Aguirre

Funeral services for Catherine Emily Griffin, 77, were at 2 PM Friday at the First Christian Church with the Rev. Gary Hornish officiating. Burial was in Cherokee Municipal Cemetery directed by Goodwin Funeral Home. She died March 27, 1991, at Alfalfa County Hospital.

She was born May 27, 1913, southwest of Cherokee to Hiram Irvin and Maggie May Cade Marteney. In 1931, she graduated from Lambert High School where she was a basketball star. She attended Northwestern Oklahoma State University in Alva for two years. She was employed with Cook's Grocery in Cherokee for 16 years. She also worked for the Masonic Hospital and Memorial Manor in Cherokee and for Carmen Nursing Home, retiring in 1968.

On April 8, 1968, she and Kinzie Griffin were married in Cherokee. He died October 10, 1990.

She was a member of the Christian Church. She served as secretary and treasurer of the Lambert Alumni Association for many years.

Surviving are one stepson, John Griffin of Colony, Texas; two brothers, Ivan Marteney of Laverne and Roy Marteney of Emmett, Idaho; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by four brothers and one sister.

Memorials may be made to the Christian Church.

William Kinzie Griffin
Submitted by: Tim Dotterer

The funeral for William Kinzie Griffin, 84, was at 3 PM Friday at Cherokee First Christian Church with the Rev. Gary L. Hornish officiating. Burial was in Cherokee Municipal Cemetery directed by Goodwin Funeral Home.

He was born October 5, 1906, in Carmen to William and Nettie Catherine Hayden Griffin. He died October 10, 1990, at Alfalfa County Hospital.

He married Catherine Marteney April 8, 1968, in Cherokee. He attended the First Christian Church and was a member of International Order of Odd Fellows Lodge, holding several offices.

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