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Sherrill GriffithDecember 5, 2017
Sherrill Griffith, age 75, of the Tipton Hill Community, entered into his Heavenly Home on Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 at Mission Hospital. A native of Tipton Hill, he was a son of the late Garfa and Edythe Harrell Griffith. He was also preceded in death by a sister-in-law, Gail Griffith. Sherrill attended Brummetts Creek Brethren Church. He enjoyed farming and telling tall tales to his grandchildren. He adored his family and was very devoted to them, along with his friends and community. He will be remembered as an excellent husband, father and grandfather.
Surviving is his loving wife of 55 years, Patsy Hopson Griffith; daughter, Robin Griffith of Tipton Hill; son, Randy Griffith and wife, Lisa, of Tipton Hill; sister, Ann Butler and husband, Howard, of Buladean; brother, Scott Griffith of Tipton Hill; grandchildren: Brandie Griffith and boyfriend, Dillan, of Mars Hill, Blake Griffith and girlfriend, Rachel, of Burnsville and Ethan Harris of Bakersville and great-granddaughter, Kinlee, of Mars Hill. Several nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, December 10th in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services. Rev. Ronald Thomas and Rev. Jerry Shelton will officiate. Burial will follow in the Griffith Tipton Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. prior to the services at the funeral home.