Griffin, Alice (Cleveland)

Friday, January 25, 2013

Alice Griffin, 94, of Cleveland, TN, passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2013 in a local health care facility. 

Mrs. Griffin was a member of the Keith Street Church of God of Prophecy where she was very active and served on the finance committee. Her and her husband Adrian T. Griffin served in the ministry for many years serving at churches in Texas, California and Tennessee. She retired from the Holiday Inn here in Cleveland and was a well known seamstress for many people in Cleveland. She loved her church and all kinds of needlework and was also loved by many many people. 

She was preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters.

She is survived by her son, Tommy W. Griffin and his wife Laura E. from Bay City TX.; daughters, Barbara West and her husband Lynn of Ooltewah and Evelyn Gillum and her husband Perry of Elizabethtown KY; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

A Remembrance of Life Service will be held at noon Saturday, January 26 at the Keith St. Church of God of Prophecy with Rev. Scott Gillum, Rev. Perry Gillum, Rev. Tommy Griffin and Pastor J.A. Stone officiating. Interment will follow in the Sunset Memorial Gardens with Jerry Adams, Joe Dotson, Pierce Gillum, Dennis Howard, Jerry Howard and Deston Hutcherson serving as casket bearers. 

The family will receive friends Saturday, January 26 from 10:30 until service time at the church. 

The North Chapel of the Jim Rush Funeral Homes has charge of the arrangements.

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