Griffin, Dolly L., Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away on Monday, February 10, 2014 at St. Mary’s of Michigan Medical Center. Age 81 years. The daughter of the late Donald and Ethel (Zimmerman) Burgess, Dolly was born on November 23, 1932 in Kennett, Missouri. Dolly truly had a heart of gold and was the most loving and giving person. She was a very hard worker and enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Surviving are five daughters and one son, Sharon (David) Tweddle, Debra Ann Furlo, Jennifer (Michael) Lennox, Linda (Rodney) Clare, Robert W. Griffin and his fiancée Melissa Niles, all of Saginaw; Bonnie (Anthony) Avila, Grand Rapids; 12 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Dorothy Pickard and Blanche Johnston. Dolly was preceded in death by two brothers, Donald Burgess and Charles Burgess. Funeral Service will take place on Friday, February 14, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road (between Shattuck and McCarty). Rev. Kathy Snedeker will officiate with interment to follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the funeral home where the family will be present on Thursday from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 6:00-8:00 p.m. and on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the American Heart Association or the American Kidney Foundation.