ELKHART — Hannah Louise Griffith, 97, died Wednesday, March 28, 2019, at Morton County Senior Living Community in Elkhart.

She was born July 31, 1921, in a dugout in rural Texas County.

She graduated in 1939 from Elkhart High School.

On July 24, 1939, she married Paul LaRue.

She is survived by her son, Gary LaRue; a sister, Evelyn Steele; eight grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and 19 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; a son, Daniel LaRue; a daughter, Marilyn Caldwell; brothers, Raymond, Floyd and Russell Griffith; a sister, Earline Spinney; and an infant sister, Betty.

Funeral service was held Monday at First Church of God, Elkhart, with burial following at Elkhart Cemetery.

A memorial has been established for First Church of God-Wednesday Night Kids or Morton County Historical Society Museum, in care of Robson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 236, Hugoton, KS 67951.