Grace Griffith

    Grace Kathleen Griffith, 93, of Murphy, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, at her home.
    Mrs. Griffith was born Nov. 29, 1924, in Pelzer, S.C., to the late Willie Maxwell Lunsford and Nettie Barker Lunsford.
    She lived most of her life in this area. She was a member of Upper Peachtree Baptist Church and retired from Coats American after 19 years of service.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Noel Griffith; and son, Randall Delano Griffith.
    Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Merill Dean and Diane Griffith; daughter-in-law, Helen Griffith; grandchildren, Dawn (Mitch) Morgan, Teresa Christiansen, Andria Christine (Bud) Knight, Amanda (Jimmy) Amos, Troy Clontz, Martha Pittman, Carolyn Botones; nine great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren,
    Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22, at Upper Peachtree Baptist Church with Pastor Derik Tilley officiating. Music was provided by Lois Nygard-Wells and the Joint Aires. Interment followed in Peachtree Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers were Brandon Morgan, Jimmy Amos, James Wells, Manson Hughes, James Hughes and Bud Knight. Honorary pallbearers were Jason Duffey and Mitch Morgan.
    The family received friends from 5-9 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 21, at Cochran Funeral Home, Murphy.
    Arrangements were entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home of Murphy.
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