GASTONIA - Anita "Miss" Griffie, 50, passed away June 25, 2013, at her home.
She was born Oct. 23, 1962, in Cleveland County, daughter of Patricia Hughes Costner and Richard Thomas Costner Sr. and the late Jesse Mar-tin.
Anita was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister. She was a cosmetology instructor for 33 years at four different cosmetology schools: Paul Mitchell Academy, Komon Academy, Miss Griffie Hair Styling Academy and Gaston College.
A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday at Greene Funeral Service, South Chapel, 1503 S. York Road, Gastonia.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Interment will be at Gaston Memorial Park, Gastonia.
She is survived by: her loving husband of 33 years, James Griffie; sons, James Griffie, Jesse Griffie; brother, Richard Costner Jr.; sisters, Patricia Smith, Sandra Meeker and her spouse, Rick; grandchildren, Jakob and Cailey Griffie.
In addition to her father she was preceded in death by: a son, Jacob Griffie; a sister, Beverly Kaye Martin.
Memorials may be made to Gaston Hospice, P. O. Box 3984, Gastonia, NC 28054.
Arrangements are with the South Chapel of Greene Funeral Service and Crematorium, Gastonia.
A guest registry is available at greenefuneral.com.