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Alice W. Griffin

Alice Worrell Griffin, 84, died September 21, 2020, at her residence. She was a native of Nansemond County and the daughter of the late Clinton C. and Virginia R. Worrell. She is predeceased by her brother-in-law, Wilbur C. Griffin and sister-in-law, Marjorie G. Gray.

Mrs. Griffin was a member of Holland Baptist Church and the Dorcas Sunday School class. She graduated from Holland High School in 1953 with honors and she graduated from Louise Obici School of Nursing passing the State Board of Exams in 1956. She worked as a RN at the hospital until marriage and family. Mrs. Griffin spent many hours volunteering with Suffolk Meals on Wheels and Edmarc Hospice for Children.

Survivors include her husband of sixty years, Raymond E. Griffin; two daughters, Allison L. Griffin and Suzanne Griffin; brother, William C. Worrell and his wife, Janice; brother-in-law, S. Earl Griffin and his wife, Diane; brother-in-law, Charles A. Gray; six nieces and two nephews.

The family expresses their deepest gratitude to caregiver Juanita Gillis and Home Instead CNA Angela Wells for their dedication and compassion. Due to COVID 19 the family will hold a private graveside service with Pastor Matthew Johnson officiating at Western Branch Baptist Church Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. Condolences may be registered at RWBakerFH.com

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Alice was a treasured cousin. Pretty, poised and always striving for perfection. I am very sorry for your loss yet very happy the suffering for all, especially Alice is over. Your family is in our prayers.

Ray Felton May 13 2021 12:00 AM

Ray, We send our sincerest condolences to you and your family on the death of Alice. A dear person, who did so much for her community. Please tell Billy and Janice and all the family we send our prayers. Don,t know if you remember me, as I used to work in the ASCS office in Suffolk, Isle of Wight, and then moved on to Fredricksburg. Have so many fond memories of Alice. Johnny joins me in praying for your family as you celebrate the life and mourn her loss. Sincerely, Joan and Johnny Minter, Port Charlotte, Florida1

Johnny and Joan Fowler Minter May 13 2021 12:00 AM

I'm so sorry to hear of the passing of cousin Alice. Mom (Nell W. Williams ) is also deeply saddened by this news. I'm proud and grateful to see that Alice worked with Edmarc, a charity supported by my late wife's family. Please know that you and yours are in my thoughts and prayers.

Nelson Williams May 13 2021 12:00 AM

I am sorry to hear of the passing of Alice.Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Ed Rainey

EDWARD RAINEY May 13 2021 12:00 AM

It is always hard to hear of the lose of one from our Church Family. We know God has his plans and know what is best though. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you all. Wanda Collins Windsor VA

Wanda S. Collins May 13 2021 12:00 AM

Such a beautiful Lady! My thoughts and prayers go out to the you all!

Paula Scott Manson May 13 2021 12:00 AM

Ray, Allison, Suzanne, Billy & family. Bobby & I were so sorry to hear of Alice's death but rejoice in knowing that she is with her heavenly father & loved ones . We have many fond memories with y our family. Each of you are in our thoughts & prayers.

Nancy & Bobby Rountree May 13 2021 12:00 AM

Ray, I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. Mrs. Griffin was such a wonderful lady and I will never forget the warmth and compassion she had for everyone. May your many memories provide you comfort during your time of mourning. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Tonya Robertson Quimby May 13 2021 12:00 AM