Obituary for Margaret Henderson Griffith
Margaret Henderson Griffith, age 80, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, December 17, 2017.
She was born February 27, 1937, in Washington County, Va., to the late Bradley Henderson and Willie Findley Henderson. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband, Ira Earl Griffith, Jr.; and three brothers.
Margaret was a devoted homemaker for her family. She enjoyed spending her time caring for others. She was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include six children, Donna Mabe; Dee Gamble and husband, Kenny; Joel Griffith and wife, Jan; Kathy Norris; Nick Griffith and wife, Cindy; and Tim Griffith and wife, Susan; ten grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; one sister, Elizabeth Johnson and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 20, 2017, at Frost Funeral Home, Abingdon, Va. Family and friends will then gather at Mountain Home National Cemetery, Mountain Home, Tenn., at 1:45 p.m. Wednesday for a committal service with Pastor Roger Phelps officiating.
Pallbearers will be Joel Griffith, Nick Griffith, Tim Griffith, Donna Mabe, Kenny Gamble and Courtney Bowles.
The family will receive friends at the home of Kathy Norris, 920 B Beverly Drive, Abingdon, Va., 24210, at any time.