Connie Griffis(1951 - 2011)
Connie Olive Griffis Pendleton, SC
Connie Olive Griffis, 59, wife of Wayne Griffis, died Saturday morning, April 23, 2011 at their home, 460 Wilson Road Central. Born June 23, 1951 in Columbus Georgia, she attended Columbus High School, Columbus College, and the Universof Georgia obtaining a Master's degree in Textile Design. She transitioned to Anderson County in 1976 due to the thstrong textile industry. She was an avid horsewoman and raised Arabian horses on her and Wayne's farm on Wilson Road. Connie has many beloved friends through her career, her equestrian activities, and her church, Pendleton Presbyterian.Connie is survived by her husband, Wayne Griffis, step-son Troy Griffis of Pendleton, mother Faye Olive of Anderson, brother Mike Olive (Janeice) of Rockledge FL and sisters Cindy Freund (Ronnie) of Columbus GA and Melissa Goss (Ron) of Pendleton.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, May 1st at 2:00 at Pendleton Presbyterian Church officiated by Reverend Morton White, Jr. Visitation will follow in the church fellowship hall. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Pendleton Presbyterian Church, 603 Mechanic Street; P.O. Box 57 Pendleton SC 29670 or Hospice of the Upstate, Inc.; 1835 Rogers Rd; Anderson SC 29621.
Condolences may be expressed at www.robinsonfuneralhomes.com or in person at Duckett-Robinson Funeral Hom
Duckett-Robinson Funeral Home & Crematory
108 Cross Creek Road Central, SC 29630
Published in The Greenville News on Apr. 25, 2011