Mrs. Minnie Ruth Griffin, of Garden City, entered eternal rest on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at Memorial Health University Medical Center surrounded by her loving and devoted family.
She was a native of Girard, Georgia and lived in Savannah most of her life.
Minnie Ruth attended the public school of Burke County and was a graduate of Wayneboro High Industrial School in Waynesboro, Ga. At and early age she joined and was baptized at Smith Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church in Girard and after moving to Savannah she joined Townsley Chapel A.M.E. Church where she sang in the Choir.
She was retired from Gulfstream Aerospace as an Aircraft Electrician.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Marvin and Julia White Mobley, Sr, her husband, Robert Griffin, Sr., a daughter, Emma Jean Griffin Fields, two sisters, Evelyn Hackle and Julia Holmes.
She leaves to cherish her memories, one son, Robert Griffin, Jr. of Garden City, Ga., one daughter, Jacquelyn Griffin ( Anthony ) Bailey of Savannah, Ga., a son - In - law, Thomas Fields of Savannah, GA., two sisters, Wilmatine Washington of Girard, GA., and Carol ( Jesse ) Hurston of Portwentworth, Ga., three brothers, Marvin Mobley, Jr. of Garden City, Ga., Judson ( Betty ) Mobley of Girard, Ga., Burnie ( Marcy ) Mobley of Houston, Tx. 8 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild 1 Godbrother, Charles Bennett (Mary), 1 Godsister, Lorraine Ryans (Benjamin), and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.
Funeral service will be held 1:00 p.m. Saturday, April 7, 2018 at Smith Chapel AME Zion Church
9571 GA Hwy 23 S Girard, GA Rev. Mincey, Officiating.
Interment ~ Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery (Girard, GA)
Visitation: 6-8 p.m. Friday at Townsley Chapel AME Church 252 Eagle St. Savannah, GA 31401
Cortege will leave the residence 10:00 a.m. Saturday.
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