Monday, June 17, 2019

Barbara J. Griffin


Barbara J. Griffin, 88, passed away June 14, 2019.  She was born in Miami, Florida on March 8, 1931.  After the death of her husband of 43 years, Harold C. Griffin, she moved to Abbeville, Louisiana where she lived until returning to Florida in 2017 to live with her daughter, Vicky.

Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Parker and her brother Donald P. Parker.  She is survived by daughter Diana L. Cortright, son David L. Griffin, daughter Janice L. Griffin, and daughter Vicky A. Westbrook (Garry).  She also leaves four grandchildren and six great- grandchildren.

Barbara was a member of First Baptist Church, Abbeville, Louisiana and the Abbeville General Hospital Volunteers Association, the latter for over 17 years.  She enjoyed sewing, gardening, and playing with her beloved cats, Jet, Tiger, and Timmy.  She will always be remembered as a devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother, and great- grandmother and friend to many.  Her kindness to all God's creations and welcoming smile will be missed by all who knew her.  

Services will be held on Friday, June 21, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Dobbs Funeral Home, 430 N. Kirkman Road, Orlando, Florida with interment immediately following at Dr. Phillips Cemetery,  5398 S. Apopka Vineland Road, Orlando.