Carleen Crystal (Cook) Griffith, age 92, of Baker City passed away on December 20, 2022 at her residence. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, June 30, 2023, at the United Methodist Church in Baker City, with a reception immediately afterwards in the church fellowship hall. The burial of her urn is scheduled for 1:30 PM at Mt. Hope Cemetery following the reception. \nCarleen was born October 21, 1930 to Carl Everett and Melissa Crystal (Stouder) Cook in Baker City, Oregon. She graduated from Baker High School in 1948. That same year, she married Ira Curtis Griffith. She was a wonderful housewife and mother of 5 children. Ira and Carleen worked for 22 years alongside one another as co-owners of Cook & Emele Sheet Metal Works, Carleen filling the position of secretary.\nSome of her favorite times were spent with her sisters and other family members at Balm Creek camping and picking huckleberries. Many wonderful hours were spent in the patch. She loved spending time in the mountains and at the Snake River camping and boating.\nCarleen was a lifelong member of the Baker United Methodist Church. She also volunteered with DeMolay, Baker County Home Builders and the Rainbow Girls as Mother Advisor. She lived her life dedicated to her family, friends, and church. Always a volunteer and caregiver to all in need.\nAt last count, she had 25 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren and 10 great-great grandchildren and she loved them all very much. She lived her entire 92 years in Baker and she always said she could not be prouder of the people and town in which she lived. Thanks to all for the generous outpouring of love and condolences to our family, and a special thank you to Heart-N-Home Hospice for their passionate care. She will be greatly missed.\nShe was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years Ira, two sons; David & Scott Griffith; daughter, Suzann Griffith; her parents, a brother and 2 sisters.\nSurvivors include her 2 sons; Kevin D. Griffith of Baker City and Larry D. Griffith and wife Cathie of Vanderpool, Texas and by all her grand, great & great-great grandchildren.\nMemorial contributions may be made to the Baker United Methodist Church or to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society through Gray's West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave., Baker City, Oregon 97814.