Josie Griggs, 93, of Columbia, Missouri, passed away Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, in Columbia. Visitation will be from 11 to noon Friday, Jan. 8, at Memorial Funeral Home with graveside service to follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Josie was born April 2, 1927, in Callaway County, the daughter of Hollie and Martha Giboney Keeling. She married Leo Griggs in Arkansas, and he preceded her in death. She worked for 30 years with Shelter Insurance before her retirement in 1989. She enjoyed working in her lawn and was always happy to pull an unwanted weed. She loved her family very much and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-granddaughter.
She is survived by her daughter, Judy (Larry) Sapp of Columbia; grandsons, Jeffrey Sapp and Brian (Alyssa) Sapp of Columbia; great-granddaughter Brianna Elizabeth Sapp; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo, two sisters, one brother, her parents and a great-granddaughter, Christina Marie Sapp.
Memorial contributions may be made to Nashville Baptist Church 355 W. Nashville Church Road, Ashland, MO 65010.
Condolences may be shared online at memorialfuneralhomeandcemetery.com.