Carla Michelle Griffin, age 54 of Crawfordsville, passed away Thursday, February 4, 2021 at her home. She was born in Danville, IL on October 1, 1966 to Paul Edward Griffin and Becky Kay (Grimes) Ellis.
Carla graduated from Fountain Central High School. She went on to beauty school. Throughout the years, Carla worked at various restaurants as a cook. Carla owned the Eagles Nest for a couple of years. She also worked as a CNA. She married Darrell Lewis in 1989, they later divorced. She enjoyed cooking, reading, and spending time with her children and grandchildren. She was very family oriented. She enjoyed going to church at The Spirit of Life Church.
She is survived by her son, Gavin Lewis, daughter, Myra Lewis; mother, Becky (Jeff) Ellis; step-mother, Jayne Gawthorp, siblings, Paul Griffin Jr, Chuck (Mary) Hensley, Erik Griffin, Brian (Kayla) Gassaway, Andy (Miranda) Gassaway; grandson, Eli Pinner; granddaughter, Lucy Lewis; and nieces and nephews, Kody and Kameron Griffin, Shelbie Griffin, Deacon Hensley, Lexi Gassaway, Macannon Gassaway, Kenzie Gassaway, and Tenley Gassaway.
She was preceded in death by her father, Paul Griffin; sister, Jennifer Henderson; daughter-in-law, Jessica Lewis; niece Kami Griffin; and ex-husband, Darrell Lewis.
Visitation will be at Sanders Priebe Funeral Care, 315 S. Washington Street, in Crawfordsville on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 from 12:00 noon until the time of funeral service at 2:00 pm with Pastor Steve Crum officiating. The service will be live-streamed and recorded which can be viewed on Carla’s obituary page at www.sandersfuneralcare.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to the funeral home to assist with funeral expenses. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home or you may donate online by clicking the Donation tab at the top of Carla’s obituary. Share memories and condolences online at www.sandersfuneralcare.com.
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