J. Elaine Griffith

- February 7, 2024

J. Elaine Griffith, 89, of New Vienna passed away Feb. 7,2024 at her residence. She is survived by 3 daughters, Donna DeMent of Fountain City, IN, Susan Reed(Dallas)of New Vienna, OH, Marsha Miller of Marietta, OH. One granddaughter, Rochelle Cortner(Chad)of Richmond, IN.

Elaine was the youngest of 9 children and was preceded in death by her parents,and all 8 siblings, her husband of 57 years Robert Griffith, two sons in law-Fred DeMent and Joey Miller,and her grandson Ethan DeMent.

Elaine was born in 1935 in North Carolina to Samuel and Dovie May Fraser. She grew up in a sharecropping family raising cotton. In 1952, after moving to Atlanta,she married Robert Griffith. In 1966, they moved to Ohio where they spent the rest of their life.


Sharry Bennington - Apr 2, 2024
I met Elaine at Dallas's father's home when I worked for him. She was a sweet woman. I'm so very sorry for your loss. Prayers.