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Ellen Delphine Mitchell Griffin

Ellen Delphine Mitchell Griffin
  • August 16, 1942 - September 30, 2018
  • Morganton, North Carolina

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“I will miss my dear friend. She was an incredible woman that touched so many lives with her miraculous soul. ”
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Ellen Delphine Mitchell Griffin, 76, of Morganton passed away peacefully on September 30, 2018 following a period of declining health.
Ellen was born August 16, 1942, as the daughter of Joe and Mary Mitchell in Burke County, North Carolina. During her early years she moved to Florida later marrying and having a son.
She was fortunate in that she had become the daughter in law of Clarence and Marie and the wife of a good man.
Ellen worked as a secretary/receptionists for a development company during her years in Florida then later, after returning to North Carolina worked for Food Lion.
Ellen enjoyed a quiet life and was known for taking her son and friends freshwater fishing and sometimes to the movies, then the Bar-B-Q Barn or K's Pizza both favorite local spots.
She had evolved into the city life as a young woman but later in her days she returned home to the peace of the hills.
She lived a full life and she did it on her terms, she (Mom) did it her way.
Thanks Mom from all of us whose lives you touched along the way, you were a friend, a nurturer, a provider, and most of all a great mom.
Ellen is survived by her son Curtis; her sisters, Louise Carswell, and Joan Bradshaw; brother, Kenny Mitchell, and other extended family and friends to include Jason, Penny, Vergie, David, Paula, Ashley, Ken, Ethel, Pat, and Steve.