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Terrie Denise Griffin

July 27, 1983 ~ November 4, 2021 (age 38)


Terrie Denise Griffin, age 38 of Rutherfordton, died Thursday, November 4, 2021, at Hospice House in Forest City. Terrie was born on July 27, 1983, in Rutherford County.

She was a graduate of R-S Central High School, and she earned a Bachelor of Science degree from UNC-Asheville. Terrie had worked as a Juvenile Justice Officer for the State of North Carolina before becoming disabled. She also enjoyed working for the Medicine Box in Rutherfordton.

Terrie was a member of West Point Baptist Church where she was a member of the Praise Team. She enjoyed dancing, singing, scrapbooking, and her animals. Terrie had a special love for her niece and nephews.

Survivors include her mother, Starlyn Philbeck and husband Craig of Rutherfordton, her father, Terry Griffin and his wife Karen of Rutherfordton, her sisters, Anna Burgess and husband Justin of Ellenboro, Jennifer Griffin and Haley Griffin both of Rutherfordton, her niece, Kate Burgess and nephews, Jackson Burgess, Rily Lowe, and her beloved dog, Petey.

The funeral service will be held at 3 o’clock on Sunday, November 7, 2021, at West Point Baptist Church with Reverend Lance Scarlet officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church from 1:30 until 2:45 Sunday.

Memorials may be made to the West Point Baptist Church, 1160 Union Road, Rutherfordton, North Carolina 28139, or Cleveland -Rutherford Kidney Association, 1017 N. Washington Street, Shelby, North Carolina 28150.

The Family will be at 426 Arlington Street, Forest City.

The Padgett and King Mortuary & Crematory is in charge of arrangements and an online guest registry is available at www.padgettking.com

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