Karen Joan Griffith

Karen Joan Griffith

Birth
Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
Death 8 Aug 1966 (aged 17)
Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
Burial Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 19868581 · View Source
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Shooting Victim in the University of Texas Massacre of 1966. 17-year old daughter of Harvey Griffith, Karen also had a sister Pamela. She was a student from Sidney Lanier High School, where Whitman's wife Kathy was a teacher. She was shot in the lung and died after a week in the hospital. Her funeral was held the following day at Crestview Memorial Park in Wichita Falls. Together with Kathy, she was the subject of dedication for her school's 1967 yearbook.

her father was Harvey Griffith JR, born Sept 1,1925 and died on Nov 24,2002. Her mother is Joan Powell Griffin, thought maybe you could add her father to her memorial and her mother.


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  • Maintained by: Imagraver
  • Originally Created by: Tracy Powell
  • Added: 13 Jun 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 19868581
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Karen Joan Griffith (3 May 1949–8 Aug 1966), Find a Grave Memorial no. 19868581, citing Crestview Memorial Park, Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Imagraver (contributor 47349450) .