Geraldine Irene Griffin

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Geraldine Irene Griffin, age 89, of Richmond, Indiana, died Saturday, June 4, 2022, at Forest Park Health Campus.

Born May 26, 1933, in St. Charles, Virginia, to William Rufus and Mary Elizabeth Garrett Mink Oler, Geraldine lived in Richmond most of her life. She enjoyed cooking, her trips to Virginia, attending Bible study, and spending time with family and friends. Geraldine was a member of Ravinia Park Baptist Church.

Survivors include her daughter, Darlene (Ralph) Callahan of Centerville; son, Michael (Sue) Griffin of Richmond; grandchildren, Barbara (Bob) Burley of Centerville, Dallas (Jessica) Griffin of Richmond, Shane (Jesikka) Griffin of Richmond, and Justin Callahan of Indianapolis, Indiana; special great-granddaughter, Alyssa; step-grandchildren, Harold (Heather) McNew of Pennsylvania, Melissa Wheeler of Richmond, John McNew of Richmond, and Jessica (Brad) Long of Richmond; seventeen great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; brother, Garland (Patty) Mink of Richmond; sister-in-law, Donna Mink of Richmond; nieces; nephews; cousins; and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin Earl Griffin who passed away in 2000; grandson, Michael “Boo” Griffin; brother, Dolphus Mink; and stepfather, Chester Leroy Oler.

Geraldine’s family would like to offer special thanks to everyone who took such good care of her at Forest Park Health Campus.

Visitation for Geraldine Irene Griffin will be from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, 2022, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, June 9, 2022, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with Pastor David Eales officiating. Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Alzheimer’s Association, 50 East 91st Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, Indiana 46240.

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