"Concerned with the General Welfare of the Deaf of Iowa"

Updated July 4, 2017


Pauline Louise Griffin

January 2, 1943 - January 3, 2017

Pearl L. "Pearlie" Griffin, 74, of Davenport passed January 3, 2017 surrounded by her family. Following cremation, a memorial visitation will be held from 12:00 noon to 3:00 pm on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at the Runge Mortuary. Memorials may be made to the family. Online condolences may be expresPearsed at

 Pearl attended Illinois School for the Deaf.  She used to be late Roland Thompson's wife.  She married Randall Griffin on August 12, 1988 in Davenport.

She was a member of several deaf clubs in the Quad Cities and enjoyed cooking, traveling, camping, fishing and spending time with family.

Survivors include her husband, Randall; children: Bill (Felicia) Thompson, Rick Thompson, Pamela (Allen) Gilbraith, Duane Thompson, Jon (Missi) Thompson and Pamm Griffin; eleven grandchildren, including Tiffany Thorndike and nine great grandchildren.

Thanks to The Runge Mortuary and Crematory, Davenport, IA and Shirley Hampton for the information.