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Alma Ruth Hawkins Griffin

May 22, 1940 February 1, 2019
Alma Ruth Hawkins Griffin
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Obituary for Alma Ruth Hawkins Griffin

Alma Ruth Hawkins Griffin, age 78 of Loudon and Chattanooga, TN. On Friday, Feb 1st, God whispered “Well done, my good and faithful servant, come on home and enjoy the glories of the Lord.”

She was a loving wife, devoted mother, aunt and friend. She was a lifetime member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church. She was dedicated to God and loved her family dearly.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Carl Hawkins, Sr. and Kate (Love) Hawkins; husband, Rev. James E. “Jim” Griffin; daughter, Barbara N. Burdette; sisters, Barbara Green, Theda Rhea “Lutie” Hawkins; brothers, Landon, Carl Jr., Henri and William “Bill” Hawkins.

She leaves to celebrate her life, children and spouses, James Brown, Jr. of Loudon, Gail and Rick Herney, of Loudon, David Henri Hawkins Griffin and fiancée Donna Parks, of Chattanooga; son in-law, Samuel Burdette, GA; grandchildren, Emmalee Maesyn Brown, Evan Marcell Mills, Samantha and Alexis Burdette, Megan Lynette Brown and fiancée Darwin Kerr, Jr.; brothers and sisters in-law, Charles L. and Kaye Hawkins, Arnold and Sharon Hawkins and Melvin Hawkins and partner Teresa Thaxton, all of Loudon; sisters in-law, Linda Hawkins, Miami, Pearl Idella Hawkins, Loudon, and Sandra Jo Hawkins, Sweetwater and a host of nieces, nephews, friends and relatives.

Thank you to our family and church family, words cannot express our gratitude for your kindness. We deeply appreciate all your expressions of sympathy. Special thanks to Dr. Patel, Caris Hospice, caretakers and staff.

Services honoring and remembering Alma Ruth Griffin will be held 7:00 PM Monday, Feb. 4th, in Mt. Olive Baptist Church with Elder Bobby P. Fields officiating. Interment 11:00 A.M. Tuesday in Riverview Cemetery. The family will receive friends 5:00 to 7:00 PM prior to the service at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 509 Church St. Loudon.


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Visitation

Monday

4

Feb

5:00 PM 2/4/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 2/4/2019 7:00:00 PM
Mount Olive Baptist Church

509 Church Street
Loudon, Tennessee 37774

Mount Olive Baptist Church
509 Church Street Loudon 37774 Tennessee
United States

Funeral

Monday

4

Feb

7:00 PM 2/4/2019 7:00:00 PM
Mount Olive Baptist Church

509 Church Street
Loudon, Tennessee 37774

Mount Olive Baptist Church
509 Church Street Loudon 37774 Tennessee
United States

Interment

Tuesday

5

Feb

11:00 AM 2/5/2019 11:00:00 AM
Mount Olive Baptist Church

509 Church Street
Loudon, Tennessee 37774

The family will meet at the funeral home and go in procession to the cemetery.

Mount Olive Baptist Church
509 Church Street Loudon 37774 Tennessee
United States
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