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Ruth W. Griffin, 86

DILLWYN, June 2 – Ruth W. Griffin, 86, of Dillwyn, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, June 1, 2011.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Dillwyn, and loved her Tuesday morning Bible Study group.

Mrs. Griffin is survived by her husband of 64 years, John P. Griffin; a son, John P. Griffin Jr.; a daughter, Jeanne G. Katz and husband, Jeffry L'H Tank; two sisters, Jeanne H. Baily and Doris F. Mezara; nieces, nephews, and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur E. and Eva Moore Healey.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 4, at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Dillwyn.

Memorial contributions may be made to “Helping Hands,” First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 32, Dillwyn, VA 23936, or to Legacy Hospice, 675 Peter Jefferson Parkway, Suite 180, Charlottesville, VA 22911.

Dunkum Funeral Home, Dillwyn, is in charge of arrangements.