Before Sunrise on Tuesday, April 19, 2022, Mother Gladys Adell Griffin went to be with the Lord. She was born to the late James Crooms and Rovena Bernard on January 23, 1947 in North Carolina. She was preceded in death by her father, James Crooms and mother, Rovena Bernard, brother, James Crooms and daughter, Wanda Barnes.
Mother Griffin joined Living Waters Redeemed Apostolic Church of Christ (formally The Way of The Cross Church of Christ) in the year of 1987 where she was baptized in the name of Jesus and filled with the Holy Ghost. She was a faithful member and loved serving the Lord and was appointed as a Missionary Aide. She was also very passionate about the many other auxiliaries she served.
Mother Griffin was employed at Howmet Aerospace, Hampton, Virginia for 30 years before she retired. After retirement, she became an entrepreneur of GG Floral Designs. She later earned her certification in Child Care development, which enabled her to work at a childcare facility.
Mother Griffin was truly a loving, caring and devoted mother and grandmother to her family, church and community of friends. We will miss her dearly.
She leaves to cherish her loving memories her son, Warren Griffin, Hampton, VA; her daughter (granddaughter), Crystal Green, Suffolk, VA; her step sister, Betty Rice, El Paso, TX; one great-grandson, Christoph Green; one great granddaughter, Tikira McGraw; two daughters in law, Kathy Bernard, Hampton, VA and Mollie Bernard, Newport News, VA; one son in law, Bobby Barnes, Newport News, VA; Goddaughter, Sophia Colquiett; Godson, Tyree Barnes, and Godmother, Beatrice Jones. She also leaves to cherish her memories her favorite “Loves” Deacon Phillip and Sister Carol Barnes; cousins and a host of other relatives and friends.
The Griffin/Green family request that you keep them in your thoughts and prayers.
The family of Ms. Gladys A. Griffin has entrusted her final care to C.C. Carter Funeral Home, Inc.
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