Lula Beth Smith Griffin, 97, wife of the late Ben Ceborn Griffin, Sr., of Easley, passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2021.
Born in Madison, SC, she was a daughter of the late Wilburn Hillard Smith and the late Essie Spencer Smith.
Mrs. Griffin was a Cleveland High School graduate and later received a Bachelor's in Education from Limestone College and a Master's in Education from Furman University. She taught school in Pickens County for over 40 years at Dayton School, West End Elementary School, and East End Elementary School, where she retired.
Mrs. Griffin loved the outdoors, walking, and just being with her family. She was a member of Calvary Hill Baptist Church since 1964 where she taught Sunday School the entire time.
Mrs. Griffin is survived by two sons, Ben C. Griffin, Jr. of Anderson and Leland S. Griffin of Garden City, SC; one brother, Spencer Smith of Wagner, SC; and two grandsons, Jared and Delaney Griffin.
In addition to her loving husband, she was preceded in death by four brothers, Furman, Berman, Ausie, and Herbert Smith; and two sisters, Vera Julian and Geneva Singleton.
A private graveside service will be held at Robinson Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Crescent Hospice, 305 West Beltline Blvd., Anderson, SC 29625 or The Foothills Presbyterian Communities "Memory Care Bridge" Program, 205 Bud Nalley Drive, Easley, SC 29642.
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