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Jeanne Grace Griffin (Caroll)

December 18, 1929 - June 1, 2007

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Jeanne Grace Carroll Griffin died June 1st in her home of her fourth cancer. She was 77 years young.

Jeanne was born in South Dakota, one of thirteen siblings to Micheal Joseph Carroll and Mary Neiss Carroll. As a young girl she attended St. Frances, she lived on Rosebud Reservation. She was a nurse at St. Frances Hospital for many years. In 1954 she moved to Albany and in 1977 married Melvin Griffin. Together, they then moved to Sweet Home where she settled for the last 26 years.

Jeanne had a great outlook on life, was always laughing and loved playing jokes on family and friends. Her hobbies included camping, crabbing, clamming, watching WWF wrestling, and she loved traveling. Her family was the joy of her life.

Jeanne is survived by brothers Micheal Joseph Carroll of Idaho, Frank Wade Carroll of Sweet Home; sister, Dorthy Carroll of California; six children, Sandy Carroll, Denzel Conner, Clete Conner, Clarice Brown all of Oregon, Jesse Caudle of Arizona; 14 grandchildren Juaquin Carroll, Shahala Carroll Schaefer, Chelsea Conner, Sara Conner, Amanda Conner, Derek Conner, Nathan Conner, Shasta Conner, Lindsey Brown, Heath Brown, Rachel Brown and Jessteen Caudle. She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin in 2001.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel will be handling her arrangements.