Carolyn Flora Griffin
Carolyn Flora Griffin, 89, of Evansville, Ark., passed away Sunday, June 3, 2018.
She was born Nov. 13, 1928, in Wolcott, N.Y., the daughter of Thorn and Iva Robertson Howland. She married J.H. Griffin on June 27, 1947, and later moved to Evansville in 1951. She was a member of the Evansville Church. She attended Quilting at Evansville and volunteered at Grace Place in Lincoln.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, J.H. Griffin; son, Jason Griffin; grandson, Michael Seward; four brothers; and one sister.
Survivors include four children, Cindy Seward of Dutch Mills, Ark., Joseph H Griffin III and wife Carol of Richmond Hill, Ga., Thorne Griffin and wife Belva of Evansville, and Jan Wilhite and husband Roger of Stilwell, Okla.; one brother, Lowell Howland of Stilwell; nine grandchildren, Sean Seward, Jolene, Joyce and Joseph IV Griffin, Jeffrey Griffin, Teresa Walters, Nathon Griffin, Chereen Akin and Nikita Hummingbird; 14 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
The family will receive friends from 6-7 p.m Thursday, June 7, 2018, at Luginbuel Funeral Home.
Funeral service will be held at 10 a..m. Friday, June 8, 2018, at the Evansville Community Church with burial in the Academy Cemetery, there will be no graveside service held.
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Luginbuel Funeral Home of Prairie Grove, Ark., is in charge of arrangements. she made many wonderful friends. She loved to be outside. She enjoyed sitting on the porch or on her favorite bench in her flower garden with a glass of iced tea or coffee while watching and listening to the birds. She was a very caring and loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend who gave everyone in her life unconditional love and support.
She was preceded in death by her father, Willie Day; her grandmother, Altha Crawley; and her grandfather, Arley Brooks.
She is survived by her husband, Ronnie Miller; mother, Irene Day; sisters, Sharon Lewis and Willene Strickland; brother, Donnie Day; son, Ronnie Dale Miller; daughter, Chandra Miller-Starks; son-in-law Aaron Starks; two grandchildren, whom she loved so very, very much, Cora and Alden Starks; and many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral service was held at 10 a.m. Monday, June 4, 2018, at Luginbuel Chapel in Prairie Grove. Burial was in the National Cemetery in Fayetteville. No graveside service held.
Friends and family are invited to reminisce about Carolyn after the service at her mother, Irene Day’s house at 701 E. Parks St. in Prairie Grove.
Donations in her name can be sent to Genesis Church Outreach, 205 Martin Luther King Blvd., Fayetteville, AR 72701.
Luginbuel Funeral Home of Prairie Grove was in charge of arrangements.