Alva Griffin

Posted: Thu 8:15 AM, Jul 25, 2013
Funeral Home: Heartfield-Ritter Funeral Home
Dec. 31, 1912 - July 23, 2013

Alva Inez Griffin, 100, of Hearne, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, Tuesday July 23, 2013. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, July 26 at Heartfield-Ritter Funeral Home in Hearne. Funeral services will be at 12 p.m., Saturday July 27, 2013 at Hearne Church of Christ.

Alva was born December 31, 1912 near Bremond, Texas in the community of Petteway. She recently celebrated her 100th birthday at her home in Hearne. She is the daughter of John Horatio Griffin and Nancy Ann (Holmes) Griffin.

Alva owned a beauty shop in Franklin, Texas for ten years with her dear friend Edna Moore. She went to work for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company in Hearne in 1945 and retired after more than 30 years of service. Alva devoted her life to Jesus Christ. She and her sister, Mattie Lou, took care of their "Momma" and " Papa " until their death.

Alva is preceded in death by her mother, father and beloved sisters, Mae, Ola Mel, and Mattie Lou.

Alva leaves behind precious family, her beloved congregation at Hearne Church of Christ, and many friends.

The family would like to thank Texas Home Health Care, Thrive Home Health Care, and Hospice Compassionate Care.
Memorial donations can be made to the Medina Children's Home in Medina, Texas, the Hearne Church of Christ or a charity of your choice.

Arrangements are entrusted to Heartfield-Ritter Funeral Home.
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