Betty Jane Griner

April 30, 1921 – June 27, 2008

Betty Jane Griner, 87, of Sweet Home died June 27, 2008. She was born April 30, 1921 in Michigan to Harrison and Bertha Bargar.

During her life she lived in Detroit and Centerline, Mich., South Euclid, Ohio, and Sweet Home. She attended Cleveland schools.

Mrs. Griner loved gardening, collecting penguins and Mariners baseball. She attended Community Chapel.

She is survived by her grandchildren, Cynthia Bell and husband Jack, and James Griner and wife Shellea; five great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law Pam Barbee of Sweet Home; sister Lee Such of Mesa, Ariz., brother Frank Bargar and wife Joanne of The Villages, Fla.; many nieces and nephews; and her dear friend and neighbor, Marjorie Hutchins.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Grant William Griner; son, James William Griner Sr.; and brother Clyde Bargar.

The family has requested no plants or flowers. Please donate to American Heart Association or Safehaven Humane Society in care of Sweet Home Funeral Chapel.

A viewing will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 11, at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel. A funeral service is planned for 1 p.m. Saturday, July 12, at Sweet Home Mennonite Church.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements.