Griswold, Elizabeth Janet

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Elizabeth Janet Griswold, 89, of Chattanooga, died on Thursday, January 24, 2013.

"Liz" was born February 12, 1923 in Montello, Wi., to David and Florence Owens. She was married to Arnold Griswold of Madison, Wi., on Jan. 16, 1943. She was stricken with polio in July, 1949, but still was greatly involved in successfully raising two sons while working many jobs from her home. She enjoyed traveling, her crafts, her cross-word puzzles and her family.  She moved to Chattanooga from Roswell, Ga., 11 years ago. She was a member of Brainerd Presbyterian Church. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and servant of The Lord. She was loved by all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, two brothers; Owen Owens and Llewellyn Owens both of Wisconsin.

She is survived by her sons, Michael (Alice) Griswold of Moscow, Id., and Jerry (Linda) of Chattanooga, and one brother, Charles Owens of Tucson, Az.; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 2, at Brainerd Presbyterian Church. The family will receive friends at the conclusion of the service.

Visit to share words of comfort to the family and view the memorial tribute.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Brainerd Presbyterian Church, 1624 Jenkins Road, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421.

Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421.

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