Obituary of Kay Griffin-Clark

Clara Kay Griffin-Clark, age 64, resident of St. Joseph, MO died Sunday, July 16, 2023, at her home.  She was born February 20, 1959, in Munich, Germany, the daughter of Rolland and Mary Lou Johnson Griffin.  Following college, Kay worked as a radiation therapist for two different hospitals.  She married David Clark on September 10, 2010, in Las Vegas, NV.  Kay was one of the happiest people to be around, finding the positives in life.  She loved traveling to the ocean in Texas, Florida, and once in Hawaii.


Survivors include her husband David of the home; her mother, Mary Lou Mefford, Fort Scott, KS; a stepdaughter, Diana Clark, St. Joseph, MO; a stepson, Austin Clark, Colorado Springs, CO; a stepbrother, Donnie Mefford (Linda), Mound City, KS; nephew Mike Mefford (Rochelle), Lee’s Summit, MO; great niece Aleigh M. Mefford; step grandsons Oliver and David Gastineau; and several cousins.  She was preceded in death by her father, Rolland Griffin; stepfather Ike Mefford; and 2 stepbrothers, Richard, and Bill Mefford.


Rev. Rusty Newman will conduct funeral services at 11:00 AM Friday, July 21st, at the Cheney Witt Chapel, Fort Scott, KS.

Burial will follow in the Bronson Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM until service time Friday and the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to Paws and Claws and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, PO Box 347, 201 S. Main St., Fort Scott, KS 66701.  Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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