Patricia “Pat” Griffitt, 79, of Harrisburg, passed away on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at Boone Hospital Center.
A celebration of her life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17 at Bach-Yager Funeral Chapel with a visitation from 10 a.m. until time for the service.
Pat was born on Jan. 13, 1940 in Carter County to Clyde and Esther Koogler Neal, and they preceded her in death. On Feb. 21, 1956, she married Grover “Sonny” Griffitt in Marshall, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 15, 2018. Pat loved to sew, knit and spend time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Pat is survived by a son, Richard Griffitt (Jenifer) of Lincoln; daughter-in-law, Shelia Griffitt of Harrisburg; brother, Jerry of Corder; sister, June of Higginsville; two grandchildren, Amanda Olesen and Jeremiah Griffitt; and four great-grandchildren, Zane, Zachary, Zerze and Sylas.
She was also preceded in death by her son, Gary, on Feb. 25, 2017; and five siblings, Butch, Dick, Bill, Shirley and Dean.
Memorial contributions are suggested to: American Diabetes Association, c/o Bach-Yager Funeral Chapel, 1610 N. Garth Ave., Columbia, MO 65202.
Online condolences and tributes may be shared with the family at www.bachyager.com.