GASTONIA - Anita "Miss" Griffie, 50, passed away June 25, 2013, at her home.
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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.
Greene Funeral Service, Southside Chapel
1503 South York Road Gastonia, NC 28052
Published in Gaston Gazette on June 26, 2013