September 17, 2006
Olivia Patterson Griffin, age 85 of Tara Plantation and formerly of Vass died Sunday (September 17, 2006) at Pinelake Health and Rehabilitation Center in Carthage.
Funeral Services will be 11:00 AM Wednesday at First Baptist Church in Vass of which she was a member for over 50 years. The Rev. Bill Davis will conduct services and burial will follow in Johnson Grove Cemetery.
A native of Moore County she was a daughter of the late Dewey and Thelma Gilmore Patterson. She was preceded in death by her husband V. Ray Griffin and was a charter member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Vass Rescue Squad.
She is survived by: her sons George Griffin and Thomas Griffin both of Vass, Michael Griffin of Hickory; sisters Virginia Caddell, Frances Cockman, and Carlotta Maples all of Carthage; grandchildren Anna, Elliot and Lesley Griffin, Cortney Nessen, Heather and Meagan Griffin; great-grandchildren Griffin Siviglia, Simon and Lily Nessen, Makayla Blue.
The family will receive friends at Fry & Prickett Funeral Home from 6:00-8:00 PM Tuesday.
Memorials may be made to: Vass Rescue Squad, P. O. Box 242, Vass, NC 28394.
Online condolences may be made at: www.fryandprickett.com