Martha T. Griffith

Published 8:04 pm Tuesday, December 4, 2018

FRANKLIN — Martha Taylor Griffith, 85, passed away on Dec. 2, 2018 in Gates County, North Carolina.

Mrs. Griffith was a native of Northampton County, North Carolina, and was the daughter of the late John Lewis and Gertrude Davis Taylor. She was also predeceased by her husband, James B. Griffith; a grandson, Michael Andrew Griffith; a brother, Lewis Fleetwood Taylor; and two sisters, Ida Mae Allen and Ethel T. Wheeler.

Mrs. Griffith was a member of Hunterdale Christian Church, and a retired bookkeeper for A&P Grocery Store.

She was a former Pink Lady at Southampton Memorial Hospital.

Survivors include one son, Alvin J. Griffith (Diane;) two grandchildren, David Griffith (Amy) and Kristy G. Cavanaugh (David;) five great-grandchildren, Alexis Griffith, Oliver Griffith, Carter, Griffin and Riley Cavanaugh; three sisters, Winnie Rae Davis, Delores T. Hoggard and Camilla T. Cannon; sister-in-law, Joyce Taylor; and two nieces, Luresa Tyler, and Teresa Whitley.

The graveside service will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 7, in Southampton Memorial Park, with Pastor Randy Wright officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to Hunterdale Christian Church.