Dorothy Griffin

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Funeral service for Dorothy P. Gibson Griffin, 87, will be held Wednesday, July 14, at 3 p.m. at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church with the Rev. Jerry Brock officiating.

Interment will follow in the church’s cemetery with Gene Taylor, Jimmy Kolbie, Dorsey Gibson, Marlin Gibson, Kevin Harrell, Monty Smith, Chad Tuten, Rob Dibenedetto, Joe Phillips and Rodney Weeks serving as active pallbearers.

Born Aug. 24, 1922, in Baker County, Ga., Mrs. Griffin died on Sunday, July 11, 2010, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany, Ga.

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Mrs. Griffin was a graduate of Elmodel High School, a homemaker and a longtime member of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in the Vada community. After moving to Albany, she moved her letter to Sherwood Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Dorsey Gibson and Cliff Griffin; her son, Tyrone Gibson; and her sister, Margie P. Smith.

Survivors include her son, Darryl Gibson of Camilla, Ga.; her daughter, Dawn G. Williams of Pelham, Ga.; her daughter-in-law, Judith Gibson of Auburn, Ala.; seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Ivey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.