Joyce Earle Smith Griffin



Joyce Earle Smith Griffin
Holly Ridge
Joyce Earle Smith Griffin, 61, of Holly Ridge passed away Sunday, April 23, 2017 at home.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Earl Smith and Mertie Burns Smith of Jones County, NC; a brother Kenneth Hill of Phoenix, AZ; and great-grandson Dakota Maynard of Holly Ridge.

She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Willis “Pee Wee” Griffin, Sr. of the home; 5 children, Willis Griffin, Jr. and wife, Lona, Earl Griffin and wife Kimmy, Joe Griffin and wife Nell, Judy Williams and husband John, Juanita Goodacre and husband Billy all of Onslow County; 7 grandchildren, Bethany and Kayla Griffin, Elizabeth Griffin, Delanie and Shannon Padgett, George Maynard and wife Jackie, Matthew Maynard and wife Diane; 11 great-grandchildren, Emma Jane, Josh, Troy Matt, Diana, Andrew, Branden, Katie, Sarah, Cheyenna, and Kenleigh Rae (arriving May 2017); 2 brothers, Ronnie Burns of Onslow County and Gary Smith of Jones County as well as several nieces and nephews she loved as her own.

Visitation will be held from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at Pink Hill Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at Pink Hill Funeral Home with Interment following at Oak Ridge Memorial Park in Pink Hill.