Thursday, August 31, 2006

Mia Maria Griffiths, 61, of Seligman, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2006, in Northwest Medical Center of Benton County, Bentonville, Ark.

She was born Feb. 10, 1945, in Sierra Madre, Calif., the daughter of Jules and Eleanor Ruth (Shultz) Matthyssens. On July 29, 1979, in Crystal Lake, California, she was united in marriage to Jonathan Griffiths, who survives.

Additional survivors include: two sons, Jehoshua and Joshijah Griffiths, of Seligman; two daughters, Chiara Griffiths, of Seligman, and Rachel Griffiths, of Houston, Texas; a brother, Alexander Matthyssens, of Antwerp, Belgium; and six grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

She received her education in Arcadia, Calif. In 1991, she moved from California to South Padre Island, Texas, and in 1996 she moved to Seligman, to make her home. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Queen of All Saints Catholic Church in Springfield, and a member of the 3rd Order Discaled Carmelite.

Funeral services were held Friday in Holy Family Chapel, Willow Springs, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Burial will be at Willow Springs.

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