Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

September 10, 2013

Phyllis Griffith

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

WARDELL, Va. — Phyllis Griffith

WARDELL, Va.  — Phyllis Griffith, age 66, of Wardell, Va., passed away, Monday, September 9, 2013 at Holston Valley Medical Center following an extended illness.  

Born April 20, 1947 in Richlands, Va. she was the daughter of Bailey L. White of Tazewell, Va. and the late, Mary Elizabeth White West.

 She was a longtime member of New Hope Assembly of Claypool Hill, Va. where she was the main piano player.

In addition to her father she is survived by her husband, Jay T. (Buddy) Griffith; one daughter, Toni Campbell and husband, Robert of Nickelsville, Va.; one son, Eddie Griffith and wife, Cindy of Claypool Hill, Va.; one sister, Debbie Peak of Claypool Hill, Va.; two half-sisters, Tammy Dye and husband, Mike of Cedar Bluff, Va. and Patty White of Cedar Bluff, Va.; four grandchildren, Seth Street, Chance Griffith, Kara Griffith and Jaycee Griffith; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, September 12, 2013 at New Hope Assembly at Claypool Hill, Va. with the Reverend David Horton and the Reverend Claudie Throgmartin officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenhills Memory Gardens at Claypool Hill, Va.  Pallbearers will be Jack Brown, Mike Bales, Kenneth Street, Louis Peak, Chance Griffith, Robert Campbell, and Seth Street.  Honorary pallbearers will be members of New Hope Assembly.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 P.M. Wednesday at New Hope Assembly at Claypool Hill, Va.

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Singleton Funeral Service is serving the family of Phyllis Griffith.