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Flora Alberta ("Sis") Griffis

September 9, 1916 ~ January 1, 2024 (age 107) 107 Years Old

Flora Griffis Obituary

Ms. Flora Alberta Griffis affectionately called “Sis” transitioned peacefully on January 1, 2024, after completing 107 years around the sun, “To God be the glory”.  Ms. Griffis was born September 9, 1916, in Alamance County, NC to Mr. Elsbun Jackson Griffis and Bertie Thompson Griffis.  She was educated in the Alamance County School System.  She was a faithful member of Queens Chapel AME Church where she served as a Missionary and wherever and whenever needed.  “Sis” was a skillful seamstress.

“Sis” was truly a blessed woman, loved and cared for by her family and will truly be missed by all that had the pleasure of knowing and loving her. 

 Her life and legacy of 107 years will be forever cherished by her daughter, Aundreadel Kaye Lee; two grandchildren, Lesia Walker (Eric) and Sharlene Love; 4 great grandchildren and 5 great-great grandchildren along with a host of nieces, nephews, great and great-great nieces and nephews, cousins, other relatives and dear friends. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. Elsbun Griffis and Mrs. Bertie Thompson Griffis, grandson, Mr. Eugene "Goo" Lee, Jr.; brother, Mr. Sandy Griffis and sister, Mrs. Una Mae Griffis Oliver.


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Public Viewing/walk through
January 4, 2024

1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sharpe Funeral Home, Inc,
520 Rosenwald St.
Burlington, NC 27217

Wake-with the Family present
January 5, 2024

12:30 PM to 1:00 PM
Queen's Chapel AME Church
329 Flushing St.
Burlington, NC 27217

Funeral Service
January 5, 2024

1:00 PM
Queen's Chapel AME Church
329 Flushing St.
Burlington, NC 27217


North Lawn Cemetery
947-999 Ross St.
Burlington, NC 27217


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