Jane Ann (Draggoo) Griffith, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 29, 2022, at Ascension Living Sacred Heart Village, Avilla, with family by her side. She was born on July 3, 1939, in Auburn to Clifton & Fern (VanZile) Draggoo. Jane graduated from Auburn High School in 1957.
She married Larry Dean Griffith on June 29, 1957, at the First United Methodist Church in Auburn with Rev. Albert Clarke officiating. Jane worked at Renaissance Publishing Company (Formerly Messenger Corporation) in Auburn retiring in 2000. She was a member of Garrett United Methodist Church.
Surviving are husband Larry of 64 years, two sons Jeffrey L. Griffith of Garrett, Indiana, Greg Griffith of Blairsville, Georgia, and daughter and son-in-law Kimberly (Griffith) and Rodney Renkenberger of Kendallville, Sister Sally Cox of Angola, brother-in-law Jerry and Gloria Griffith, of Rockville, Maryland, and sister-in- law Gwenadean and Herb West, of Louden, Tennessee.
Seven grandchildren, Jennifer (Renkenberger) Moschel, of Kendallville, Chad & Christa Griffith, of Garrett, Ashley (Renkenberger) & Christopher Cain, of Seminole, Florida, Cassandra (Griffith) & Chad Puckett, of Mentone, Tiffany (Renkenberger) & Cody Cripe, of Kendallville, Jeffrey R. Griffith, of Garrett, and Ryan & Brittani Renkenberger, of Fort Wayne; eleven great grandchildren, Alyssa, Bradyen, & Treyce Moschel, of Kendallville, Logan Griffith, of Garrett, Waylon & Orla Cain, of Seminole, Florida, Peyton, Jaxton, & Brynlie Puckett, of Mentone, Kennedy Jane Cripe, of Kendallville, and Maely Griffith, of Garrett.
Jane loved watching NBA basketball, working in yard and spending time with family. She loved attending grandchildren’s activities.
Jane was preceded in death by her parents, grandchild Larry Lee Griffith, brothers-in-law, Everett Bray and William Cox and sister-in-law Gwendolyn Bray.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, June 5, 2022 from 11:00 to 2:00 PM at Feller and Clark Funeral Home, 1860 Center Street in Auburn.
Funeral services will immediately follow the visitation on Sunday at 2:00 PM with Tom Novy officiating.
Burial will take place at Cedar Creek Cemetery.
Memorial donations in Jane’s honor may be directed to the Garrett United Methodist Church, 110 West Houston Street, Garrett, Indiana 46738.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.fellerandclark.com and on our Facebook page at Feller and Clark Funeral Homes.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Feller and Clark Funeral Home in Auburn.