Hazel Bishop Griffith, 88, of Siler City, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Thursday, August 18, 2022.
Mrs. Griffith was born in Green County, GA on April 11, 1934, the daughter of Melvin and Leila King Bishop.
She was a faithful member of Fellowship Baptist Church, where she sang in the Church Choir, taught Ladies Sunday School Class, and was the assistant piano and organ player. Hazel was a wonderful woman,wife, and momma, who made friends with everyone. Her husband called her the "Greatest Woman he ever knew". She spent her working years as a teacher for special needs classes at the Community College. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her son, Brian Griffith; and several brothers and sisters.
Hazel is survived by her husband of 66 years, Rev. Robert "Bob" A. Griffith; children, Douglas Griffith and wife Susan B. of Asheboro, and Krista Blackburn and husband Bart of Kokomo, IN; daughter in law, Melissa Griffith; grandchildren, Zac, Aaron, Jonathan, and Kathryn Griffith, Cassi Narron, Alison Gurley Sullivan and husband Tyler, Annie Marie Tweed, and Joshua Blackburn and wife Megan; 12 great grandchildren; and brothers, Jack Bishop of Hull, GA, and Gerald Bishop of Buckhead, GA.
The family will receive friends at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at Fellowship Baptist Church, 120 Fellowship Church Road, Siler City. A funeral service will follow at 2:00 PM at the church with Rev. Jason Golden officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the Griffith family.
Online condolences may be made at www.smithbucknerfh.com