Charlie Allen Griffith

Charlie Allen Griffith

July 4, 2021, 85, Parkstown –

Charlie Allen Griffith, 85, passed away on Sunday, July 4, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family.

Allen Griffith was born in Wayne County on November 7, 1935 to the late John Henry Griffith and Ethel Mae Pope Griffith. He was married to the late Laura Lancaster Griffith. Allen retired from National Welders.

A graveside service will be held Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at 1 pm at the Vinson Family Cemetery, 206 Vinwood Avenue, Goldsboro. The family will visit with friends at the cemetery following the service.

Allen is survived by his daughter, Emily Smith and husband, Albert of Parkstown; the children of his wife, Laura Lancaster Griffith, Ellen Grice, Ann Letts, Kenneth Jones and Robert Jones, his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren. Allen is also survived by his nephews, John Henry Griffith and David Griffith. Most importantly, Allen is survived by his friend and companion, Little Bit, whom he loved very much.

In addition to his parents and wife, Allen was preceded in death by his brother, David Pope.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given in his memory to Cures for the Colors, 203 Cox Blvd., Goldsboro, NC 27534.

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