Services for Alyne Thompson Griffin of Marietta, Okla., will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, January 2, 2013, in the Chapel of Flanagan-Watts Funeral Home, Marietta. Officiating will be the Rev. Tommy Higle with interment to follow in Lakeview Cemetery, Marietta, under the direction of Flanagan-Watts Funeral Home & Cremation Service.
Born August 16, 1922, in Marietta, Okla., the daughter of Victor Herbert Thompson Sr. and Dewey Richey Thompson, Mrs. Griffin passed away Fri day, December 28, 2012, in a health care facility in Ardmore, Okla., at the age of 90.
A resident of Love County most of her life, Mrs. Griffin was a homemaker and had also been employed at Marietta Sportswear. She and Vernon L. Griffin were married in Cooke County, Texas, on October 1, 1945, and he preceded her in death on September 10, 2007. Mrs. Griffin was an active member of Marietta’s First Baptist Church and was always available to assist with church dinners. Alyne also enjoyed crafts.
She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; brother, Monroe Thompson; and grandson, Richey Robbins.
Survivors include two sons and daughter-inlaw, Tommy Griffin and Roger and Becki Griffin, all of Ardmore; daughter, Janie Caldwell of Marietta; brother and sisterin-law, Victor and Barbara Thompson, also of Marietta; four grandchildren, Greg Griffin, Whitney Casey, Bucky Caldwell and Blaine Caldwell; five greatgrandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Serving as casket bearers will be grandsons, Bucky Caldwell, Blaine Caldwell, Greg Griffin and Brian Casey. Honorary bearers are David Kerr and Jerry Kerr.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or to Marietta’s First Baptist Church.