Arlene Catherine Miller McGriff, 94, a resident of Cleveland, entered into life December 6, 1917, and entered into rest Thursday morning, April 26, 2012, in a local health care facility.
She was a member of The Church of God, 197 Tillie Road, Cleveland.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne E. McGriff; father, Evert Miller; mother, Mamie Grace Hill Miller; brother, Evert Miller; sisters; Ruth Miller Huckaby and Evelyn Miller Briscoe; and a son-in-law, Leonard Roll.
She and her husband, Wayne, moved to Cleveland to retire and at that time became house parents for 15 children in the Tomlinson Home for Children. She enjoyed reading, oil painting, crafts and travelling.
Survivors include one daughter, Gloria Veota Roll of Cleveland; three sons: Wayne Evert McGriff and his wife, Zola, of Texas, Clinton Edwin McGriff and his wife, Maurine, of Texas, Melvin Clifford McGriff and his wife, Joyce, of Cleveland; brother, J.B. Miller of Texas; sister, Agnes Miller Gunn of Arizona; 13 grandchildren,14 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
A Remembrance of Life service was held at 11 a.m. todat, April 30, 2012, at the North Ocoee Chapel of Jim Rush Funeral Homes with the Rev. Harvey Anders and the Rev. David Risch officiating.
Interment followed in Sunset Memorial Gardens.
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