October 12, 1949 – February 26, 2020 – (age 70)
Beloved Mother and Grandmother, Dawnell Hatton Griffin, age 70, died February 26, 2020 in her home in Mendon, Utah.
She was born October 12, 1949 in Fillmore, Utah, daughter of Donald Hatton and Chell Edwards. Dawnell graduated from Fillmore High School in 1966 and went on to attend Utah State University and later Brigham Young University.
She married Wade W. Griffin on August 15, 1969 in the Manti temple.
Dawnell was a genealogical researcher, family and community historian, accomplished writer, and poet. Dawnell made friends everywhere she went and loved unconditionally. Her family was the most important thing to her.
She is survived by her 8 children: James W., David (Jasmine), Lee (Teresa), Matthew (Lorie), Joshua, Amanda (Jake) McMichael, Katherine (Ben) Thompson, Sarah (McKelly) Peart, 39 grandchildren; siblings Patricia Morey, Molly Wintch, Linda Boothe and David Hatton. She is preceded in death by her loving husband, Wade, her parents and 2 brothers.
Viewing will be held on Friday, February 28, 2020 at the Mendon, Utah Stake Center, located at 460 South 100 East Mendon, Utah from 11:00am – 1:00pm. Funeral services to follow at 1:30pm.
Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at cvmortuary.com