Dorothy Winborne Griffin

December 12, 1929 - June 6, 2023

12/12/1929 - 06/06/2023

Past Services

Visitation
Wednesday June 07, 2023
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie
205 NC Highway 42 W
Ahoskie, NC 27910
252-332-3122 | Directions
Funeral Service
Thursday June 08, 2023
1:00 pm
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie
205 NC Highway 42 W
Ahoskie, NC 27910
252-332-3122 | Directions
Cemetery
Thursday June 08, 2023
1:30 pm
Winborne Family Cemetery
Winborne Family Cemetery
Colerain, North Carolina 27924
Directions
Additional Information:

Immediately following the service.

COLERAIN, NC – Dorothy Winborne Griffin, age 93, passed away on Tuesday, June 6, 2023, at the ECU Health-Bertie Memorial Hospital in Windsor, NC, after being in Three Rivers Health and Rehabilitation for rehab.

Mrs. Griffin was born in Hertford County, NC, on December 12, 1929, a daughter of the late Willie Percy and Alice Earl Byrum Winborne. Dorothy was a devoted wife and mother, and worked hard on the farm, doing what she loved, farming, gardening, and harvesting what she grew. After the death of her husband, Dorothy and her daughter continued with their produce business, with Dorothy picking strawberries until the age of 88. Along with her love of farming, Dorothy was a devoted, faithful member of Harrellsville United Methodist Church, as long as her health permitted.

Besides her parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Tillman Lee Griffin, her sister, Nannie “Polly” Winborne Casper, and brother, Joseph Winborne.

Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Deborah “Debbie” Leigh Griffin of Colerain, NC; and a sister, Alice Felton of Greenville, NC.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, June 7, 2023, from 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC.

A celebration of life service will be held on Thursday, June 8, 2023, at 1:00 pm at the Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie, NC with Rev. Walter Johnston, III, officiating.  Burial will follow in the Winborne Family Cemetery, Colerain, NC

Flowers are welcome or memorial donations may be made directly to Harrellsville  Methodist Church, P.O. Box 84, Harrellsville, NC, 27942 or you may donate online by clicking here.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel isNC handling the arrangements for the Griffin family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.

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Fran Copeland
10 months ago

Debbie, I’m so sorry to hear you lost your dear mother. She was such a sweet lady. I will miss her when we come for strawberries.

Susan Brown Brinkley
10 months ago

So sorry about Ms Dot, I hope you know we loved her so much. She was a great lady and always so kind! Great memories!!!

The Liverman Family
10 months ago

Sending hugs and prayers to Mrs. Dot’s family and friends.

Anita Anita
10 months ago

Glad I got to know you all my life. Kind sweet and always had a smile kind laughter Bless you Miss Dot always in my heart ♥