Barbara L. Smith Griffith, of Greenville, Ohio (89)


Barbara L. Smith Griffith, age 89 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 6:03 PM Tuesday April 11, 2023 in the EverHeart Hospice Care Center of Greenville. Barbara was bon January 20, 1934 in Darke County, Ohio and the daughter of the late James Thomas and Augusta Virginia (Goens) Hope Sr.

She was retired from Mercy Hospital of Durango, Colorado where she had been employed in the billing department.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband Robert A. Griffith, second husband Elwin Smith; daughter LaHauma Small and Brother Thomas Hope.

Barbara is survived by her children Mark A. Griffith of DeMotte, Indiana and Barbara A. (Mark D.) Griffith of Union, Missouri; 6 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren sister Greta Werner of Greenville, brother Billy Joe Hope of Anderson, Indiana as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Private Memorial Services will be held at the convenience of the family with arrangements by Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio. It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to EverHeart Hospice 1350 N. Broadway Greenville, Ohio, 45331. Condolences for the family may be sent to