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Judith F. Griffin, 68
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Judith F. Griffin, 68, of Cape Coral, Fla., passed away Saturday, May 19, at her home. 

She was born Oct. 21, 1949 in McMinnville to Ezra Tatum Underhill and Imogene Johnson Underhill. She moved to Cape Coral from Marshville, N.C., in 1993. She was a member of McGregor Baptist Church.

Mrs. Griffin was the owner/ operator/ president of Southwest Florida Transportation Group, Inc., owner/ president of Bluebird Mobility of Lee County, Inc., co-owner of MBA Airport Transportation, LLC, owner/ president of Yellow Cab of Lee County, Inc., owner/ president of Checker Airport Transportation, Inc., owner/ president of Checker Cab of Lee County, Inc. and owner/ president of Bluebird Taxi of Lee County, Inc.
Judith is survived by her husband of 37 years, Phillip J. Griffin; her children Angela J. Gwyn (Trey) of Swannanoa, N.C., Jodie L. Dacy (Nick) of Del Rio, Texas, Michael Griffin (Jackie) of Cape Coral, John Mercer (Kate) of Nashville, and Michelle Griffin of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; her grandchildren: Tatum Lee Gwyn, Judith Alden Gwyn, Nathan Hiatt Gwyn, Ethan Joseph Corbett, Aris James Corbett, Brea Blanchard Mercer, Jack Griffin Mercer, and Caroline Rose Griffin; her mother Imogene Johnson Underhill of Marshville, N.C.; and her siblings: Nancy Jean Lance (Jeff), Debbie West (Ralph), Diane Crouch (Willis) and Johnny Smartt (Kelli). She was preceded in death by her father, Ezra Tatum Underhill in 1977 and her sister, Charlene Griffin in 1990.

A celebration of Judith’s life will take place Thursday, May 24, at 7 p.m. at McGregor Baptist Church, 3750 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers (239) 936-0555.  Following local services, Mrs. Griffin will be transported to Marshville, N.C., where she will be laid to rest. Online condolences can be sent to In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to McGregor Baptist Church, Marshville Presbyterian Church, or The Humane Society.

Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) May 23, 2018