ALEXANDER – Zula Rice Griffin, age 97, of Mag Sluder Road, died Monday, September 24, 2018.
Zula was born March 27, 1921 in Madison County to the late Floyd V. and Norma Mae Jenkins Rice; she was a resident of Buncombe County for most of her life. She was the wife of the late, Dewey D. Griffin who January 19, 2000 and was a member of Cedar Hill Baptist Church. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by sisters, Robbie Lee Coates, Gladys Norma Carver and Roxie Coates; brothers, Quinton, R.B., Kermit and Porter Rice.
Surviving are numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Her funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday, September 28, 2018 in Cedar Hill Baptist Church, Alexander. Reverends Eddie Rice and Harold Rash will officiate. Burial will follow in French Broad Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, September 27, 2018 at West Funeral Home, 17 Merrimon Avenue, Weaverville.
For those who desire, condolences may be offered to the family under Mrs. Griffin’s obituary at www.WestFamilyFuneralServices.com.