Cathy Griffis, 66, of Huntertown, passed away at her home on January 10, 2024.\n\nShe was born on November 18, 1957, in Fort Wayne, to Wesley and Donna (Ruffing) Adams. She spent her formative years in Fort Wayne and graduated from Elmhurst High School.\n\nShe was a retired assembly worker from Dana in Fort Wayne, where she dedicated her skills to the automotive industry until her retirement in 2008. \n\nCathy was known for her adventurous spirit, often found kayaking or indulging in her passion for mushroom hunting. Her love for adventure was only surpassed by the time she cherished at the family property in Colorado. Even in retirement, Cathy found purpose in giving back to her community by volunteering at the 1st Baptist Church of New Haven with the Food and Bread Ministry. In addition to her commitment to the food bank, she was an active member of the Cultivate Church in LaOtto. In all her pursuits, Cathy brought a sense of joy and commitment that was infectious to all who knew her. \n\nCathy is survived by her mother, Donna Adams; daughters, Jennifer Cearbaugh and Audra VanCleve; and her grandson, Peter Cearbaugh; her sisters, Deborah Adams, Rebecca (Thomas) Clendenen, and Cynthia (Randy) Christo; her six beloved nieces and nephews, Joe, Josh, Sara, Emily, Michael, and Colten. \n\nShe was preceded in death by her father, Wesley Wayne Adams.\n\nThe family will receive family and friends on Friday, January 19, 2024, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home, Huntertown Chapel, 16830 Lima Road, Huntertown, Indiana, 46748. A memorial service will follow at 4:00 p.m.\n\nMemorials may be directed to the 1st Baptist food bank or Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana.\n\nSheets & Childs Funeral Home has been entrusted with these arrangements.