Elsie Elaine Griffin
Memorial services for Elsie “Lanie” Elaine Griffin, 60, Lawrence will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. She died Thursday, March 6, 2014 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Lanie was born June 24, 1953 in Lawrence, KS the daughter of Robert Merle Austin Sr., and Mamie Martha (Payne) Austin.
She graduated from Lawrence High School in 1971 and from the University of Kansas in 1975.
She was a Student Services Recruiter for GCSAA for ten years, and prior worked for KP&L for 20 years.
She married Bo Griffin on September 4, 1976 in Lawrence. He survives of the home.
Other survivors include a son, Amario (Sparkle) Griffin; one grandson Christian Griffin; four sisters, Margaret Williams, Lawrence, Carla Goolsby, California, Sharon Goolsby, Lawrence, Chrystal Austin, Kansas City, KS; five brothers, Robert Austin, Lanny Austin, Michael Austin, Corky Austin, all of Lawrence, Steve Austin, Eudora and a host of nieces and nephews.
The family will greet friends an hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the mortuary, the casket will remain closed at the start of the service.
The family suggests memorials in her name to Lawrence Memorial Hospital Palliative Care Department and may be sent in care of the mortuary.