Patricia Ann Griffith: June 14, 2019

Published 11:03 am Tuesday, June 18, 2019

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Mrs. Patricia Ann Griffith, age 73, passed away Friday, June 14, 2019, at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Americus. The family will receive visitors from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday evening at Aldridge Funeral Services with a Rosary from 5:30-6 p.m. Father Sam Aniekwe and Deacon Bernie Bosse will officiate. There will be a graveside service at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 22, 2019, at Evergreen Cemetery in East Concord, N.Y.

Mrs. Griffith was born on June 24, 1945, in Kane, Pa. She was the daughter of Mary Weaver Millard and the late Loren Elroy Millard. Before retiring she worked as a registered nurse at Sumter Regional Hospital, director of nursing at Magnolia Manor, and taught nursing and health occupations at Americus High School. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, where she was active in the Women’s Group, PRE instructor for St, Mary’s, and a volunteer health provider for migrant workers.

Survivors include her husband, Gerald “Jerry” Marshall Griffith of Americus; her mother Mary Weaver Millard; two sons Tracey Griffith (Alicia) of Collierville, Tenn., Sean Michael Griffith (Katie) of St. Petersburg, Fla.; a brother David Millard of Warren, Pa. Also, three grandchildren, Bryce Griffith, Jayce Griffith and Breck Griffith, and six grand fur babies, survive.

Mrs. Griffith was preceded in death by her father Loren Elroy Millard.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 332 S. Lee St., Americus GA 31709 or to a healthcare scholarship fund, payable to Sean Griffith at 731 Pinellas Point Drive,  South, St. Petersburg FL  33705, that the family will be setting up in Mrs. Griffith’s honor. To sign the online guest book and share your condolences with the family visit  Aldridge Funeral Services, 612 Rees Park, in charge of these arrangements.