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Betty Joyce Turner Griffith, 86
Betty Griffith

Betty Joyce Turner Griffith, 86, a Warren County resident and native was born July 16, 1932 and passed away May 15 at her residence following an extended illness.

Griffith was a retired owner and operator of Ole South Carpet, member of Dibrell Church of Christ and daughter of the late John Furm Turner and Nora Mae Griffin Turner. Mrs. Griffith was married April 28, 1951 to Ralph Clayton Griffith who preceded her in death. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by daughter, Leigh Ann Griffith.

She was survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Bruce Turner and Sherry Griffith, Randall Clayton and Vickie Griffith and Brent Eugene and Dawn Griffith, all of McMinnville; grandchildren and spouses, Benjie and Kristy Griffith, Kayla Griffith, Nathan Clayton Griffith, Tara Griffith, Justin Griffith, Lucas and Kristen Griffith, Lindsey and Andrew Williams, Lacey and Isaac Slatton, Nikki and Blaka Reynolds, Casey Fults, Cole Crim and Quinn Crim, all of McMinnville; 17 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; sister, Karen Mathis of McMinnville; and brother, Douglas Turner of McMinnville.

Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 18 in High’s Chapel with Bill Walkup and Bruce Griffith to officiate. Interment will follow in Gardens of Memory Cemetery. Visitation will be 4 to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of service.

Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) May 17, 2019