, Port Arthur, Texas


July 7, 2014

Cecile Ruby Mitchell Griffin

PORT ARTHUR —    Cecile Ruby Mitchell Griffin was born on February 29, 1928 in Youngsville, Louisiana to Avery and Alidea Boyance Mitchell.  She is the 7th of 11 children.  Family and friends lovingly calls her Maw-Maw, Nanny, and ‘Cile.  On July 1, 2014 she was called home to be with our heavenly father.

    She married David Griffin, Sr. and celebrated 55 years of marriage before he passed.

   She worked for 3  decades with Kelly Drug Store and Park Place Hospital and was a member of Sacred Heart-St. Mary Parish Church.

   She joins in glory her husband, parents, a step mother, 3 brothers, 5 sisters, 1 nephew, and 1 grandchild.

   Cherishing her memories are 5 children, Denise Griffin, Jennifer Dearman (Larry), David Griffin, Jr., John Avery Griffin (Sandra) and Gregory Griffin; 1 sister, 1 brother, 8 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren; 1 special nephew 1 sister-in-law; and numerous nieces and nephews.

   A Christian wake is scheduled from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at Gabriel Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 11 am at Sacred Heart-St. Mary Parish with a viewing from 9 a.m. until service time.  Entombment will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Gabriel Funeral Home.

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