Ruth Elizabeth Seate Griffin
Ruth Elizabeth Seate Griffin, age 85, of 11827 Virgilina Road, died Wednesday night, March 15, 2017 at her home.
Mrs. Griffin was born Dec. 8, 1931 in Person County to the late Robert Al and Mary Matilda Nelson Seate and was wife of 65 years to her late loving husband Bailey Johnson Griffin.
She was retired from Burlington Industries after 38 years of service and was a member of High View Baptist Church.
Surviving are three daughters, Joan G. Day and husband, Al of Roxboro, Betty G. Morris and husband, Ronald of Virgilina, Virginia and Cindy G. Russell and husband, Dannie of Timberlake; sister, Carrie Lee Tuck; seven grandchildren; seven great grandchildren and a host of beloved nephews.
In addition to her parents and loving husband, Mrs. Griffin is preceded in death by a brother and a grandson.
The family will receive friends Saturday, March 18, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Strickland and Jones Memorial Funeral Services and other times at the home. Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 19, at High View Baptist Church by the Rev. Avery Dalton and the Rev. Norman Talley. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Al Day, Ronald Morris, Dannie Russell, Wayne Day, Adam Morris, Lance Russell, Travis Ingram and Ty Clayton. Mike Day, Timmy Tuck, Larry Seate, Al Seate, Maurice Griffin, Ricky Griffin, Bobby Griffin and James Glasscock will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Flowers are acceptable or memorial contributions may be made to the High View Baptist Church Building Fund, 144 High View Church Road, Roxboro, NC 27574.
Arrangements are by Strickland and Jones Memorial Funeral Services, 1810 Durham, Road, Roxboro, NC 27573. Online condolences may be made at stricklandfhroxboro.com.