April 27, 2012

Billye June Griswold

Aug. 29, 1926 - April 26, 2012

Billye June Griswold

Aug. 29, 1926 - April 26, 2012

Funeral service for Billye June Griswold, 85, of Ninnekah will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, April 30, 2012 at the First Baptist Church of Ninnekah, Oklahoma.

Billye June Griswold was born August 29, 1926 in Ninnekah. She was the daughter of Magness B. and Willie Etta (Conn) Boswell. She died April 26, 2012 in Chickasha.

She and Harvie Griswold were married August 19, 1945 in Tulare, Calif.  They farmed and ranched in the Ninnekah area.  Billye June also served at the Ninnekah voting precinct.

She was a member of the   Home Extension Club, and she was secretary of the Ninnekah Cemetery Board for many years. She visited the shut-ins and brought them cobblers.  Billye June was a member of the First Baptist Church of Ninnekah where she was a Sunday School teacher and was active in the nursery and with small children for 35 years. She also served on the benevolence committee.

She was preceded in death by husband:  Harvie Griswold January 17, 1998; infant daughter:  Deborah; two sisters:  Ozelle McCullough and Lou Ann Smith and Parents.

Survivors include son:  Randy Griswold and wife Jeannie of Ninnekah; grandchildren: Jennifer Girswold and fiancée Jack Shi of Chickasha and Shane Griswold of Germany.

Interment will be in the Ninnekah Cemetery under the direction of Sevier Funeral Home.


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