December 31, 1946 - October 27, 2017
“As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness.” Psalms 17:15 Sherrill E. Griffin, age 70, of Bristol, TN joined Heaven’s celebration Friday, October 27, 2017 at the Cambridge House. She was a native of Saltville, VA and a daughter of the late Duncan M. Griffin and Rev. Virginia L. Combs Griffin. She was a graduate of R.B. Worthy High School, attended Lee University and graduated from Emory and Henry College with a teaching degree. Sherrill was a retiree of the Bristol, VA School System with over 30 years of loving service to her children. Sherrill was a member of Covenant Fellowship Church of God. It was her heart’s desire to be in service for the Lord and she served in various ministries in the church through the years. She was enrolled in th Church of God Ministerial Internship Program where she had completed the first level of an Exhorter. Even in the latter years as her health was failing, she continued to press on in the calling God placed in her life with her nursing home ministry in Bristol and Abingdon. In addition to her parents, Sherrill was preceded in death by her brothers, Garland, James, Billy, Charles and Glenford Griffin. Survivors include her sister and brother-in-law, Diane G. and Mel Walls of Bristol, TN ; “sister”-in-law, Marie Comer Griffin of Saltville; nieces, Crystal Minor Wampler (Stacey) of Bristol, TN and Teresa Mabry (Ron) of Bedford Ridge, VA; nephews, Greg Griffin (Leola) of Saltville, VA and Charles “Chuck” Griffin of Bedford, VA; several great-nieces and nephews, including her “joy and sunshine”, Lucas and Elijah Wampler and friends and caregivers, Polly Davis and Mary Lou Peake and Family. The funeral service will be conducted at 8:00 P.M., Monday, October 30, 2017 in Akard Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Michael Booker and Executive Pastor Larry Moll officiating. The committal service and interment will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Tuesday at Mt. Rose Cemetery, Glade Springs, VA. The family will receive friends from 6:30 – 7:45 P.M., Monday prior to the service. Condolences and memories may be left for the family at akardfuneralhome.com Akard Funeral Home, (423) 989-4800 is serving the Griffin family.
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