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(June 20, 1958 – Jan. 26, 2010)

Ella Jean Griswold, 51, of Coleman, died unexpectedly at MidMichigan Medical Center in Midland on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010.Ella was born on June 20, 1958 in Midland to the late Anna (Reist) and Grover Alexander. Then on Aug. 6, 1974 she married her sweetheart David Griswold in Midland.Ella loved cats and everything relating to cats. She wrote poetry and her and Dave were members of an ultralite club. She also attended the Lighthouse Body of Christ Church in Sanford.Ella is survived by her husband David, sons Mike and James; sisters, Reba Darden and Vivian (Doug) Bass and her brother Irwin Alexander.A Funeral Service will be held at the Lighthouse Body of Christ Church located at 535 N. 9 Mile Rd. in Sanford at 11:00 am on Friday, Jan. 29, with Pastor Dan Youmans officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 10:00 until the time of the service.Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider Ella?ÇÖs family.Smith-Miner Funeral Home is assisting the family. For online memorials visit us at smithminer.com.