Patricia Ann Griffith, 64, was born on Dec. 4, 1951, in Crossville to Edgar and Thelma Lucille Parsons and passed away at Ft. Sanders in Knoxville, TN, on Sept. 28, 2016.
In her younger years, she enlisted in the Air Force, did some nursing at Cumberland Medical Center and was a book keeper at Mountain Builders. She excelled at being a business owner, owning Griffith Lawn Craft and Griffith Stone. Patricia was on the cooking team at church and enjoyed studying her Bible, giving advice and helping others. She loved her cats, flower gardening and reading. NASCAR racing was her passion!
She is survived by her daughters, Sheila Sisco and Trina Rector; grandchildren, Jackson Griffith, Heather Gentile, Lucas McDonald and Logan McDonald; five great grandchildren; and a special nephew, Keith Griffith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Griffith, and granddaughter, Shaylee McDonald.
The family received friends on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, from noon to 2 p.m. with a service to following. Pastor Harold Qualls officiated and with burial in Creston Cemetery following the service.
Crossville Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on October 3, 2016