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2011-05-19 / Obituaries


Alma Estelle Griffin White Airey, 95, passed away peacefully on May 10, 2011 at Sacred Heart Residence in Mobile. She was born Nov. 9, 1915 in Dixon Mills, a longtime resident of this area and then of Mobile.

She was predeceased by her parents, Thomas Estel Griffin and Pearl Dixon Griffin; stepmother, Bertha Marks Griffin; and siblings, Benton S. Griffin and Adala G. Brown.

Survivors include her children, Yvonne W. (J.R.) Johnson, Dolores W. (Douglas) Rhodes, Patricia W. Wood and George W. (Ann) White; and 12 grandchildren and 21 greatgrandchildren.

A memorial Mass was conducted May 14 at Sacred Heart Chapel with interment at Evergreen Cemetery in Walker Springs.

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