Lois Frances Griffin, 91, of Hannibal, passed away at 10:25 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at Beth Haven Nursing Home in Hannibal.

Lois Frances Griffin, 91, of Hannibal, passed away at 10:25 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at Beth Haven Nursing Home in Hannibal.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, at the James O'Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal. Rev. Mark Albee will officiate. Burial will be at Grand View Burial Park in Hannibal.

Family and friends are invited to Lois's Life Celebration at a visitation that will be held Wednesday from 10 a.m. until time of service at James O'Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal.

Lois was born April 15, 1927, in Hannibal to Frank Arthur Dietrich and Louanna Elma Forney.

Lois was married to Edward Henry Griffin on June 3, 1947, in Hannibal. He preceded her in death in 1982.

 Survivors include two children, Edward Arthur Griffin and Judith "Judy" Ann Griffin Newman (Steve); one stepdaughter, Mary Page of Yarrington, Nev.; two grandchildren, Saskia Merker and Lauren Newman; five great-grandchildren, Kaleb Griffin, Adam Newman, Bella Williams, Jayde Merker, and Makenzie Newman; three nieces; and two nephews.

Lois was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Catherine Sue Griffin; and one sister, Mary Kathleen Davidson.

Professionally, Lois retired as a cook from St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Hannibal. She later worked and managed The Haunted House and Wax Museum on Hill Street in Hannibal.

Lois was a wonderful baker. She made the best homemade hot rolls and chocolate chip cookies.  Sundays were always special for Lois, she enjoyed attending church services and spending time with her family. Christmas times, faith-based novels, and gospel music were a few of Lois' favorites. Most of all, she simply cherished the moments she shared with her family.

She attended Immanuel Baptist Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Immanuel Baptist Church or Community Loving Care Hospice.

Pallbearers will be Edward Griffin, Kaleb Griffin, Steve Newman, Adam Newman, Jack Kennedy and Norval "Butch" Lott.

Online condolences may be made and video tribute viewed at www.jamesodonnellfuneralhome.com.