Address: Woodlawn Avenue, Burnsville, NC
Date of Death: Saturday, November 16, 2013
Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home
Details: Virginia Hensley Griggs, 85, of Burnsville, passed away Saturday, November 16, 2013 at her home surrounded by family. A native of Burnsville, she was a daughter of the late Carl and Stella Wright Hensley. She was preceded in death by her sister, Lucille Harris, and son-in-law, Frank Carroll. Virginia retired from the Yancey County School System after 44 years of service as Cook and Manager at Burnsville Elementary School. She was a member of West Burnsville Baptist Church.
Surviving are her husband of 69 years: D.T. Griggs; 2 daughters: Gloria Wilson and husband, Larry, of Burnsville and Diane Carroll of Micaville; 3 sons: Tommy Griggs and wife, Daphne, Darryl Griggs and wife, Cathy, and Randy Griggs and wife, Kristy, all of Burnsville; 9 grandchildren: Angie Parker and husband, Jermaine, Candi Fox and husband, Mike, Cindy, Casey, Derrick, A.J., Kaleigh, Tiffany and Frank; 5 great grandchildren: Brandon, Maci-Drew, Jazmyne, Kenyon and Griffen; 2 sisters: Irene Souther and Hazel Souther of Burnsville; and several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 7 PM Monday in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home. Rev. Charlie Carroway will officiate. Graveside Services will be held at 11 AM Tuesday in the McCracken Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Monday from 5:30 until 7 PM prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Yancey County, 856 Georges Fork Road, Burnsville, NC 28714, or Yancey Senior Citizens Center, 10 Swiss Avenue, Burnsville, NC 28714.
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