Kelly Nunez |

Kelly Nunez

Services for Kelly Marie Griffiths Nunez of Auburn will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday at the Nevada City chapel of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary. Burial will be at the Greenwood Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Grass Valley.

Ms. Nunez died Tuesday, Oct. 8, in Auburn. She was 29.

She was born Nov. 3, 1972, in Long Beach. She attended Pleasant Ridge, Magnolia and Nevada Union high schools.

She worked as an animal control officer and for local veterinary hospitals. She most recently worked as a clerk for Longs Drugstore. She was an avid animal activist and was involved in animal rescues. She enjoyed arts and crafts.

She is survived by her mother and stepfather, Marilyn and Bob Rixon of Grass Valley; father, Jim Griffiths of Grass Valley; companion, Ryan Chandler of Auburn; sister, Tamira Salcedo of Grass Valley; sons Clayton Griffiths and Logan Webb, both of Auburn; aunts and uncles Lynn and George Ball of Grass Valley, Carolyn and Vard Giddings of Newport, Wash., Colleen and Tom Youngbloom of Santa Rosa, Marcia and Kenny Ball of Cypress, and Doreen and Mike Spring of Nevada City; and numerous cousins. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, George and Waunita Ball.

Memorial contributions may be made to Pet Adoption League, P.O. Box 3303, Grass Valley 95945.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.

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