Jay’d Antoinette Griffin, 21, formerly of Leavenworth, passed away Friday, Feb. 17, 2012, at her home in Shawnee Mission, Kan. Jay’d was born Oct. 29, 1990, in San Francisco, Calif., the daughter of Derrick and Sonja (Johnson) Griffin.
She is survived by her parents of Leavenworth; her three sisters, Keisha Lee, Shaniqua Griffin, and Diamond Gibson; a nephew, two nieces and many more loving family members and friends.
Jay’d was a graduate of Leavenworth High School in 2008 and had many inspirations and dreams for her life. She had recently moved to Shawnee, Kan., to pursue a new start toward those dreams.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. Funeral service will be at 11 am Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012, at Faith Christian Center International. Jay’d will be laid to rest at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Lansing Kan, following the funeral. Memorial contributions may be given to the Jay’d Antoinette Griffin Family in care of Faith Center International.