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Virginia R. Griffin, 82 Of Cumberland Dies November 7

CUMBERLAND, Dec. 10 – Virginia Ruth Griffin, 82, of Cumberland, passed away Monday, December 7, 2009 in Farmville. She was the widow of the Reverend Jess Griffin.

She is survived by daughters, Phyllis Ann Meinhard of Buckingham, and Patricia Ann Armes (Walter) of Cumberland; sons, James Allen Griffin of Cumberland, Billy Joe Griffin (Susan) of Richmond, and David L. Griffin (June) of Powhatan; 11 grand-children and 26 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Novella Berry of Elizabethton, TN.

Funeral services were conducted Thursday (today) at Prospect Gospel Tabernacle, Prospect, with interment in the church cemetery.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Addison's Memorial Park, c/o Allison Travis, Calvary Tabernacle, 1502 Fourth Ave. Ext., Farmville, VA 23901; American Diabetes Association, 530 E. Main Street, Suite 200, Richmond, VA 23219; or the Prospect Gospel Tabernacle, Hwy 460, Prospect, VA 23960.

The Shorter Funeral Home, Farmville, served the family.

www.shorterfuneralhome.com