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Joyce Adele Ezell Griffin

Monday, August 11, 2003

Joyce Adele Ezell Griffin, the daughter of the late John Delbert and Nellie June Kutchin Ezell, was born in St. Francis, Ark., on Dec. 11, 1937, and died at the Washington County Memorial Hospital in Potosi on Friday, Aug. 8, 2003, at the age of 65. Mrs. Griffin had lived in Dudley until 1973 when she moved to Potosi. She was a retired beautician and a member of the Potosi Church of God. On June 9, 1956, she was married to Lowan Griffin in Bloomfield. Mrs. Griffin is survived by her husband Lowan Griffin of Potosi; three sons, Roland Griffin of Charleston, William Griffin of Potosi, and Mark Griffin of Caledonia; one daughter, Tijuanna "Tootie" Sifford of Dexter; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; four brothers, William Ezell of Perry, Kan., Bob Ezell of Las Vegas, Nev., Teddy Ezell of Jacksonville, Ark., and Ray Ezell of Dexter; four sisters, Bonita Lewis of Maricopa, Calif., Doris Bosse of Bakersfield, Calif., Linda Beck of Holts Summit, and Shirley Smith of Sullivan; She was preceded in death by three brothers, Jewel, Jerry Lynn, and J.D. Ezell; and one sister, Betty Smothers. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 10, 2003, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 11, 2003, in the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter with Bro. Roger Taber of Potosi officiating. Interment will be in the Armstead Dowdy Cemetery near Dexter.