Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Nina Myrtle Griffin Smith Obituary

Mrs. Nina Smith
Monday, Sept. 27, 1971

Mrs. Nina Myrtle Griffin Smith, 82, died Sunday evening at the Fox Nursing Home in Chester after a long illness.
Before entering the nursing home, Mrs. Smith resided 15 years with her daughter, Mrs. Leo C. (Mary) Dodd of Weirton RD 1.
Mrs. Smith was born July 4, 1889 in Stewart County, Tenn., a daughter of Robert and Ida Lawrence Griffin. Her husband, Joseph Wesley Smith, died in 1945.
Besides her daughter, Mrs. Smith is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Eva Smith, Mrs. Ethel Green, and Mrs. Euna Green, all of Stewart County; two brothers, Welton Griffin of Detoit and James Griffin of Paducah, Ky., and two grandchildren.
Services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Baptist Church in Big Rock, Tenn. Burial will be in Smith Cemetery in Big Rock.
Local arrangements were by the Turley Funeral Home in New Cumberland.

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