Matthew Alexander Griffith

Matthew Alexander Griffith, born July 24, 2018 in Poplar Bluff, Missouri to Shane and Emma (Townsend) Griffith. He departed this life on Saturday, November 10, 2018 in Ellington, Missouri at just three months old.

Matthew was a happy baby full of smiles, he enjoyed dancing around the house with his daddy and snuggles with mommy. He was always kooing for attention and loved to be held.

Matthew is preceded in death by his great grandpas, Jerome Cowin, Timothy Snell, and Keith Brawely.

Survivors include his parents, Shane and Emma Griffith of Ellington, Missouri; siblings Avery and Gage Griffith of Ellington, Missouri; grandparents, Tammy and Donnie Meade of Ellington, Missouri and Terry Oatman of Thomasville, Missouri; great-grandmothers, Frances Cowin of Ellington, Missouri and Margaret Brawley of Alton, Missouri; aunts and uncles, Scott Burnia, Kimberly Downs (James), Josh Burnia (Nikii), Franie Atchison (Thomas), Andy Townsend, Toby Brawley, Kevin Griffith (Diana), and Terry Griffith; as well as a host of cousins and other relatives.

Services are scheduled for Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at McSpadden Funeral Home in Ellington, Missouri. Visitation will begin at 11:00 A.M. and funeral will begin at 1:00 P.M. with Pastor Richie Dement officiating.

Burial will follow in the Chitwood Cemetery.

In Lieu of flowers please make donations to the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, The American Cancer Society or Sids America

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