|Birth: ||Jul., 1896|
|Death: ||Mar. 21, 1981|
THE GETTYSBURG TIMES, MONDAY, MARCH 23, 1981
Clara Heln Griest, 83, formerly of the Gardners area, and a resident of Green Acres, the Adams County Home, died Saturday afternoon at the home.
She was born in Latimore Township, a daughter of the late Jacob and Addie E. Kinter.
She attended Chapel Hill Church of God.
She was the wife of the late Christian F. Griest who died in 1958.
Survivors include: three sons, Amos Griest and Melvin Griest, both of Gardners R.1 and Lester Griest of Carlisle; eight daughters, Violet Brandt and Hilda Miller, both of Gardners R.1, Romaine Weidner and Dorothy Bream, both of Gardners R.2, Evelyn Eichelberger and Velma Pentz, both of York Springs R.1, Joan Bream of Carlisle and Carolyn Griest of Laurelton; 29 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren; one stepson, Herbert Grieset of Gardners R.1; and a step-daughter, Nellie LaRue of York Springs R.1.
Private funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Pittenturf Funeral Home in York Springs, with the Rev. Raymond Brooks officiating. Burial will be in Chestnut Grove Cemetery, Latimore.
There will be no visiting hours.
Pallbearers will be; Kenneth LaRue, Alvin Griest, Randy Griest, Robert Eichelberger, Douglas Bream, and Marlin Pentz.
Courtesy of F-A-G contributor, Joanne Marcus Britcher
Christian Frankford Griest (1881 - 1958)*
Violet Marion Coulson Brandt (1920 - 2002)*
Evelyn Griest Eichelberger (1922 - 2014)*
Amos E. Griest (1927 - 2007)*
Melvin Eugene Griest (1929 - 2007)*
Janet Arlene Griest (1933 - 1934)*
Carolyn N. Griest (1944 - 2007)*
Chestnut Grove Lutheran Church Cemetery
Created by: Jim Wierman
Record added: Dec 02, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81420475