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Herbert Gaither Griffin, Jr.

July 30, 1957 ~ April 23, 2021 (age 63)

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When peace, like a river attendeth my way, when sorrows like sea billows roll, whatever my lot. thou hast taught me to say, it is well, it is well, with my soul."

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mr. Herbert G. Griffin, Jr. (Affectionately known as "Old Folks") who answered the Master's Call on Friday, April 23, 2021 at Elizabeth City Health & Rehabilitation Center. 

A Service of Celebration will take place on Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 1:00pm in the Alvin M. Griffin Chapel at Adkins Memorial Funeral Home. A Walk-Through Viewing will take place on Friday, April 30, 2021 at the funeral home from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. 

He leaves to cherish his memories a son Herbert R. Griffin (Shronda), one brother Clinton L.
Williams (Yvonne), two sisters Carolyn G. Johnson (Rev. Junious) and Roxanne Gibbs, a
granddaughter Rahnae T. Griffin, a special niece Natari S. Jordan (Anthony) Three aunts: Mary
M. Moore, Louise Williams, Norman Williams and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and

We will be adhering to all Covid-19 restrictions and we ask that everyone would please wear a mask if you plan to attend either service. 

Adkins Memorial Funeral Home family and staff count it a honor and privilege to serve the family of Mr. Griffin with profound excellence and care during their time of bereavement. 

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A Walk-Through Viewing
April 30, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Alvin M. Griffin Chapel
1905 North Road Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

Celebration of Life
May 1, 2021

1:00 PM
Alvin M. Griffin Chapel
1905 North Road Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

Interment following funeral service
May 1, 2021

Memory Gardens Cemetery
Northside Road
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

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