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Beatrice Presson Griffin
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Birth: Feb. 26, 1930
Stanly County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Sep. 6, 2009
Union County
North Carolina, USA

Marshville - On Sunday, September 6, 2009, surrounded by loving family, Beatrice Presson Griffin, age 79, of Marshville, passed over into the arms of her Lord and is together again with Theodore, her husband of 50 years.

A celebration of her life will be held at Austin Grove Baptist Church, Marshville NC, on Wednesday, September 9, 2009 at 4 p.m. with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 2 p.m. until 3:45 p.m. in the Austin Grove Fellowship Building.

Mrs. Griffin was born February 26, 1930 in Stanly County to the late Tom J. and Dortha Hinson Presson.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Theodore, with whom she was co-owner and office manager of Theodore Griffin, Inc. Also preceding her were sisters Virginia Presson and Jenny McGuffin.

"Mrs. Bea" was an active member of Austin Grove Baptist Church, where she served her Lord in various ways for more than 50 years. She is often remembered for her 20 plus years of service as nursery director and church historian. She lived a strong Christian life and influenced the lives of countless children and their parents through her work in the nursery. She and Theodore also sponsored the Theodore and Beatrice Griffin Scholarship at Wingate University, which was very dear to her.

She is survived by sisters Lona Yow of Stanfield and Doris Howard of Charlotte, children Dottie (Jerry) Craiglow of Monroe, Teddy (Vickie) Griffin of Marshville and Becky (Michael) Brazell, also of Marshville; grandchildren Jodi Craiglow of Monroe, Aaron (Kimberly) Griffin of Burnsville, Amber (Ryan) Mullis of Oakboro, Griffin Brazell of Marshville; and great-grandchildren; Madalyn, Morgan, Wyatt, Reagan, and Lily.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Theodore and Beatrice Griffin Scholarship Fund at Wingate University, Wingate NC 28174 or to Charlie's Angels Fund, c/o Sun Trust Bank, 103 East Main Street, Marshville NC 28103.

Morgan & Son Funeral Home is serving the family of Mrs. Griffin. 
 
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 Spouse:
  William Theodore Griffin (1920 - 1996)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Austin Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Marshville
Union County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: J L
Record added: Sep 08, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41713696
 

 
 
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