CENTRALIA — Yvonne Griffin, 76, of Centralia, passed away peacefully Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at her home.
Yvonne was born August 27, 1944 in Sterling, IL, the daughter of J.D. Anderson and Lila (Anderson) Chapman. She married Danny Griffin on March 21, 1964 in Centralia and he survives her.
In addition to her husband Danny of 56 years, she is survived by one daughter: Lisa Griffin of Centralia; one son: Blake Griffin and wife Lori of Centralia; two grandsons: Bradley and Lane Griffin of Centralia; and two sisters and their families.
Yvonne was preceded in death by her parents: J.D. Anderson and Lila Chapman.
Yvonne was of the Christian Faith. She was the co-owner of Poplar Street Interiors prior to her retirement. After retirement she still enjoyed decorating and designing. She loved playing Rummy with her family. Her biggest joy has been watching her grandsons and their teammates play basketball, baseball, and soccer. Even while she was sick, she rarely missed a game regardless of where they traveled.
Graveside services for Yvonne Griffin will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, February 1, 2021, at Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery in Centralia.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Centralia Foundation and will be accepted by the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home at 235 North Sycamore Street in Centralia, IL 62801 618-532-3523, who is honored to be of service to the Griffin family.
Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting sutherlandfuneralhome.com or the Funeral Home’s Facebook page.