Betty was born to Manfred and Eleanora Kunkel on Nov. 2, 1933 in Karnes City. She graduated from Karnes City High School in 1951 and was employed with Sears Roebuck and Company for 25 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Lloyd Wayne Kunkel; and her husband, Harold “Griff” Eugene Griffin.
Survivors include her sons Gerald (Jean) Griffin of Seabrook, Brian (Pam) Griffin of Katy and daughter Rebecca (Sean) Gore of Katy; seven grandchildren; two great grandchildren; sister, Clarice (Erwin) Kunkel Gross, of Houston and brother Nolan (Deanie) Kunkel of Buda.
Memorial services were held at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Houston on January 5.