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Rosa Mae Daughety (Griggs) was born January 30, 1931 in Geary, OK to Elmer and Clara Griggs (Wilson). She passed away on July 7, 2017 in The Village, OK. She accepted the Lord at the age of 9 when she went to live with her grandparents, Charley and Rosie Wilson. She was a member of Edmond First Church and loved coming to church services and attending prime timer functions. She enjoyed reading devotionals and mission books.

Rosa attended Geary Public Schools and completed her junior year of high school and dropped out at age 17, but at age 36, she earned her GED. Rosa married Elbert Daughety and they had three children; Elbert William, Arleen Iris, and Leard Ray.

Rosa loved her kids. She loved to cook, read, and do needle crafts. She loved to bake and blessed many friends and family members with her yummy treats. She baked at Furr’s Cafeteria for almost 20 years.

She loved all her extended family, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and her special cousins, Ruby, Nellie, and Betty who were all like sisters to her. She had a wonderful smile and sweet spirit that she shared with everyone.

Rosa was preceded in death by her parents, her brother, Harold Griggs, son Elbert William Daughety, and great-grandchildren Matthew Burdick and Miranda Adam. She is survived by daughter, Arleen Burdick and her extended Burdick family; Robbie & Diana Dykes, Kent & Debra Adam, David & Linda Burdick, John & Amy Burdick, Jeremy & Andrea Dykes and 5 boys, Dalton, Greyson, Cooper, Mason, Sawyer, Troy & Nikki Dykes & Charley, Abigail, Carson, Casey & Jenna Nichols & Dez, Hank Burdick, Christopher & Alysa Jones, son Leard & Frennie Daughety, Ray & Kristin Daughety, Matt & Jessica Lacey, 2 brothers, Gene & Georgia Griggs, Dwayne Matthews, 2 sisters, Joyce Chapman, Mary Lou Gambill, and 3 precious cousins, Nellie Mackey, Betty & Richard Knapp, and Ruby Hughes.

She will be greatly missed and we know she is on a great adventure in heaven.

Viewing will be held from 2 to 8 p.m., Monday, July 10 at Matthews Funeral Home.  Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at First Church of the Nazarene with interment to follow at Gracelawn Cemetery Edmond, OK.


  1. Rosa was a wonderful sweet lady and always that precious smile. My thoughts and prayers are with you Arleen and Leard. Heaven gained one of the best!

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