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Willard Lee Broome GriggsNovember 25, 1931 ~ August 23, 2017 (age 85)
Wadesboro- Mrs. Willard Lee Broome Griggs, 85, died Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at her home in Wadesboro.
Funeral services will be 4:00pm Sunday, August 27, 2017 at Leavitt Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy Knotts and Rev. Steve Hill officiating. Interment will follow in Anson Memorial Park.
The family will greet friends one hour prior to service on Sunday.
Willard was born November 25, 1931 in Union County, NC a daughter of the late George Washington Broome and the late Jennie Ola Williams Broome. She graduated from Lilesville High School and worked as a nurse’s aide with Wadesboro Nursing Home. She enjoyed crocheting and word puzzles. Willard was a member of Cathedral Baptist Church.
Surviving are her daughter, Karen (Joel) Hornback of Wadesboro; her grandchildren, Jennie (Ryan Dutton) Copeland of Wadesboro and Clinton Walters of Wadesboro; her great-grandchildren, Hilary, Edward, Jacob and Trinton; her sisters, Andrea (Bleachy) Preslar of Norwood and Daphne Thomas of Charlotte; and sisters-in-law, Edna Broome and Nellie Dutton.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Randy Purvis Walters, her husband, Thomas Griggs, and siblings, Harold Broome and Colleen Carter.
Arrangements are in care of Leavitt Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.leavittfh.com.