Martha T. Griffith

Published 1:55 pm Wednesday, December 5, 2018

FRANKLIN, VA – Martha Taylor Griffith, 85, passed away December 2, 2018 in Gates County, NC. Mrs. Griffith was a native of Northampton County, NC, 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.

A graveside funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, December 7, 2018 at Southampton Memorial Park, with Pastor Randy Wright officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to Hunterdale Christian Church.