Dottie Griggs

August 8, 2016
Dottie Griggs

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Dottie Griggs, 84, of Hendersonville, passed away on Monday, August 8, 2016 at Carolina Healthcare System in Pineville, NC. Born in Marion, NC she was a daughter of the late Floyd and Myrah Norton. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Henry Norton.

Dottie was a member of First Baptist Church, Hendersonville and found great joy in her volunteer work with their youth ministry “Crosswalk.” She also volunteered with Mission Hospital and the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office. Prior to retiring in Hendersonville, she worked as a medical receptionist in Charleston, SC.

Survivors include her loving husband, Clarence E. Griggs; daughter, Pat Fail and husband Chris; sons, Mike Griggs and wife Diane and Jim Griggs and wife Cindy; and six grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held 11am on Thursday, August 11, 2016 in the Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home. The family will receive friends an hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at 3pm in the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery.

The family wishes memorials be made to, First Baptist Church, Hendersonville-Crosswalk, by CLICKING HERE.

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  • August 09, 2016
    Dan Ader says:
    I always had a good time with the Griggs family. Dottie will be missed. My condolences to them.

  • August 10, 2016
    Paula lit a candle:
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  • August 11, 2016
    Leigh Ann Allen says:
    Mrs. Dottie holds a special place in my heart. I worked with her at the Henderson County Courthouse, she was always a shining light and kept me smiling. So very sorry for your loss, and the great loss to the community.

  • August 19, 2016
    Jonathan Yarbrough says:
    My sister Ellen (now McCarson) and I are sorry to learn of Dot's passing. We both have fond memories of the friendship that Dot and Clancy had with our parents. We wish you the best.