Doris Fox Griffith

Doris Fox Griffith
March 29, 1925 - February 28, 2018

Services for Doris Griffith will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at Hilliard Funeral Home, with Pastor Mike Calhoun officiating. Visitation will be held from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday. She will be laid to rest next to her husband, Benford at Haven of Memories Cemetery in Canton.

Doris Fox Griffith was born March 29, 1925 in St. Augustine County. She had been a resident of Royse City for a little over a year, formerly living in Mesquite, Arlington and Van. She graduated as salutatorian from Mesquite High School in 1942 and was a member of Pruitt Baptist Church. She enjoyed crocheting newborn caps for babies through the Hope Organization. She worked alongside her husband for many years, as they ran a home construction, sheet metal and A/C company. She also worked for Pure Oil Co. as a production clerk, an assistant administrative bookkeeper at a nursing home and as a clerk for First State Bank of Van.

Mrs. Griffith passed away at the age of 92 on February 28, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Benford Griffith in 2012; her daughter, Martha Brown; parents, Felix Tucker Fox and Edna Pate Wall Fox; sisters, Julia McCall and Etheline Petty; and two granddaughters, Shelly and Toni.

Survivors include her children, Margaret Gray of Arizona, Mary Jones of Ft. Worth and Marilyn Hoover of Mesquite; five grandchildren, Lalane, Annette, Brian, Jason and Tucker; eleven great-grandchildren, Jessica, Melissa, Terry, Kristin, Abby, Justin, Stephen, Breanna, Caston, Ethan and Caden; and four great-great-grandchildren.