Ollie Mae Griffin, 90, of Stanfield, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, December 1, 2022.
Ollie was born February 13, 1932, in Cabarrus County to the late Elwood and Laura Voncannon. She was also preceded in death by her beloved husband of 69 years, Robert Kermit Griffin; and sister, Evelyn Hooks.
Ollie was a devoted Christian. She was a lifelong member of Philadelphia Baptist Church, Stanfield, and charter member of the Women's Missionary Union. She spent many years singing in the choir and working with the children and youth of the church. In earlier years, Ollie enjoyed gardening and sharing fruits of the harvest with others. Ollie dearly loved her family. She was a wonderful mother, sister and grandma. Ollie will be forever loved and greatly missed.
Survivors include daughter, Saundra (Jerry) Smith of Stanfield; son, Michael (Tammy) Griffin of Stanfield; three brothers, E.J., Jerry, and Darrell Voncannon; three sisters, Carolyn Austin, Pat Reynolds, and Judy Foley; four grandchildren, Emily (Brandon) Douglas, Brooke (Jacob) Hartsell, Matthew (Paige) Smith, and Kayce Smith Vaughan (Chase Coleman); seven great-grandchildren, Ava, Breanna, Taryn, and Tate Douglas, Addilyn Hartsell, Emma Vaughan and Houston Coleman.
The family will receive friends from 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm, Sunday, December 4, 2022, at Philadelphia Baptist Church, Stanfield. The funeral service will follow at 3:00 pm, officiated by Rev. Dr. Carey Snellings. Ollie will be laid to rest in the church cemetery immediately following the service.
The family expresses their sincerest appreciation to Lisa, Crystal, Deanna and the staff of Hospice of Stanly for the care they provided to honor her wishes to remain at home.
Memorials may be made to Philadelphia Baptist Church, P.O. Box 280, Stanfield, NC 28163, or Hospice Of Stanly & The Uwharrie, 960 N 1st St, Albemarle, NC 28001.
Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland is serving the Griffin family.