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Iris Mitchell Griffin
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Birth: Sep. 14, 1934
Rockingham County
North Carolina, USA
Death: May 28, 2013
Madison
Rockingham County
North Carolina, USA

MADISON Iris Mitchell Griffin, 78, of 106 Ricky's Trail, died Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at Moses Cone Hospital.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, May 31, 2013, at First Baptist Church of Mayodan with Reverend Randy Jessup officiating.

Mrs. Griffin was born September 14, 1934, in Rockingham County, the youngest child of the late John Mitchell and Minnie Lee Wilson Mitchell. She graduated from Mayodan High School and also completed a business course at Women's College (UNC-G). Iris worked for Washington Mill, Madison Throwing, MacField and Unifi until her retirement in 1999 and then worked for two years for the Madison Messenger. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Mayodan where she attended Sunday School since she was five years old, sang in the choir for many years and was a member of the Young at Hearts Group. Mrs. Griffin also delivered Meals On Wheels for several years.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Lou Etta Sue Griffin; beloved sisters, Caudell M. Alley and Margaret M. Tucker and husband, Gordon Tucker, who was like a brother, and beloved brother, Fred D. Mitchell.

Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Melvin G. "M.G." Griffin and children, John Melvin Griffin and Susan Lee Griffin, to whom she was a loving mother and nothing gave her more joy than doing something for them. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Melvin G. Griffin (1925 - 2016)*
 
 Children:
  Luetta Sue Griffin (1967 - 1967)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
First Baptist Church of Madison Cemetery
Madison
Rockingham County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Sharon Shown
Record added: May 30, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 111498682
Iris <i>Mitchell</i> Griffin
Added by: Sharon Shown
 
 
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