Mrs. Corinne Deaver GriffinSeptember 16, 1913 ~ November 22, 2016 (age 103)
DURHAM, NC - Corinne Deaver Griffin, 103, formerly of Bennettsville, passed away on Tuesday, November 22, 2016, at her home.
Born in Mullins on September 16, 1913, she was the daughter of the late Samuel Edward and Sarah Elizabeth Rowell Deaver.
Mrs. Griffin was a beautician by trade and it was while working at Griffin’s Beauty Salon that she met her late husband, C.C. Griffin. She worked many years at Belk’s and later in life had her own dress shop called “Corinne's.” She was formerly a member of Thomas Memorial Baptist Church when she was in Bennettsville.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Henrietta G. Gibson; and sisters, Inez Powers, Elizabeth Baker, Bessie Phillips, and Beulah Boatwright.
Surviving are her daughter, Nancy G. Lentz, of Durham; six grandchildren; and two great-granddaughters.
The family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to the staff of Amedisys Hospice for the love and care shown to Mrs. Griffin during her illness.
Memorials may be made to Amedisys Hospice, 220 New Fidelity Court, Garner, NC, 27529.
A memorial service will be held 2:00 pm Saturday, April 29, 2017, at Burroughs & Cooper Funeral Home. A visitation will be held from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm just prior to the service.
On-line condolences maybe made @www.burroughscooperfh.com
Burroughs & Cooper Funeral Home is assisting the Griffin family.