OBITUARY

Patsy Ruth Ball Griffin

March 2, 1931April 2, 2019
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Patsy Ruth Ball Griffin, 88, of Greeneville, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at Life Care Center of Greeneville.

Patsy was a member of Wayside Free Will Baptist Church. She loved the Lord and was an example of Christian love and commitment.

Survivors include two granddaughters: Carolyn Westenburg and husband, Robert, of Essexville, Michigan and Charo Nicely of Bay City, Michigan; seven great grandchildren: Taylor Raab, Kaitlyn, Evan and Logan Westenburg, Selena, Dino and Mercedes Nicely; her great-great-granddaughter: Hazel Raab; a great-great-grandson: Jayden Nicely; a sister, Betty Sams; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents: Walter and Lily (Brown) Ball; daughter: Christine Nicely; sisters: Liliage Ball, Mildred Kelley, Barbara Stills, and Mary Moss; and brothers: Walter Eugene Ball, Jack Ball, Beaul Ball, Oscar “Ott” Ball, and Raymond Ball.

The family will receive friends Sunday, April 7, from 1-3 p.m. at Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home.

The funeral services will follow at 3 p.m. with Reverend Mark Laughlin, Reverend Leonard Cutshaw and Richard Gosnell officiating.

Interment will take place in the River Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery following the funeral service.

Pallbearers will be Haskell Stills, Ronnie Ball, Billy Shope, Frank Barrett, and Keith Miller.

Special thanks are extended to Patsy’s devoted caregivers: Irene Hensley, Haskell Stills, Debra Shope, Betty Barrett and Mary Pridemore, Life Care Center of Greeneville staff, and the Amedisys staff.

  • FAMILY

  • Carolyn and Robert Westenburg, Granddaughter and Husband
  • Charo Nicely, Granddaughter
  • Taylor Raab, Great Grandchild
  • Kaitlyn, Evan and Logan Westenburg, Great Grandchildren
  • Selena, Dino, and Mercedes Nicely, Great Grandchildren
  • Hazel Raab, Great-Great Granddaughter
  • Jayden Nicely, Great-Great Grandson
  • Betty Sams, Sister
  • Walter and Lily (Brown) Ball, Parents
  • Christine Nicely, Daughter
  • Liliage Ball, Sister
  • Mildred Kelley, Sister
  • Barbara Stills, Sister
  • Mary Moss, Sister
  • Walter Eugene Ball, Brother
  • Jack Ball, Brother
  • Beaul Ball, Brother
  • Oscar "Ott" Ball, Brother
  • Raymond Ball, Brother
  • She also leaves numerous nieces and nephews to cherish her memory.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Haskell Stills
  • Ronnie Ball
  • Billy Shope
  • Frank Barrett
  • Keith Miller

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, April 7, 2019
  • Funeral Service Sunday, April 7, 2019
REMEMBERING

Patsy Ruth Ball Griffin

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Sarah Gregory

April 5, 2019

Dear sweet Patsy. What a joy it was to see you evertime I visited Aunt Evelyn. You were always happy. You were either singing, or talking about how much you loved Jesus Christ. Go rest high Patsy. Give Aunt Evelyn a hug. You will be missed. Love you, Sarah.

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Biography

Patsy Ruth Ball Griffin, 88, of Greeneville, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at Life Care Center of Greeneville.

Patsy was a member of Wayside Free Will Baptist Church. She loved the Lord and was an example of Christian love and commitment.

Survivors include two granddaughters: Carolyn Westenburg and husband, Robert, of Essexville, Michigan and Charo Nicely of Bay City, Michigan; seven great grandchildren: Taylor Raab, Kaitlyn, Evan and Logan Westenburg, Selena, Dino and Mercedes Nicely; her great-great-granddaughter: Hazel Raab; a great-great-grandson: Jayden Nicely; a sister, Betty Sams; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents: Walter and Lily (Brown) Ball; daughter: Christine Nicely; sisters: Liliage Ball, Mildred Kelley, Barbara Stills, and Mary Moss; and brothers: Walter Eugene Ball, Jack Ball, Beaul Ball, Oscar “Ott” Ball, and Raymond Ball.

The family will receive friends Sunday, April 7, from 1-3 p.m. at Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home.

The funeral services will follow at 3 p.m. with Reverend Mark Laughlin, Reverend Leonard Cutshaw and Richard Gosnell officiating.

Interment will take place in the River Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery following the funeral service.

Pallbearers will be Haskell Stills, Ronnie Ball, Billy Shope, Frank Barrett, and Keith Miller.

Special thanks are extended to Patsy’s devoted caregivers: Irene Hensley, Haskell Stills, Debra Shope, Betty Barrett and Mary Pridemore, Life Care Center of Greeneville staff, and the Amedisys staff.