KINSTON - Portia Diane "Ouwens" Griffin, 54, of, Kinston, N.C., passed away Wednesday, December 4, 2013. She was born in Lenoir County on October 21, 1959, to Peggy Ouwens of Kinston and the late Jim Ouwens. She is survived by her daughter, Bridgette Griffin of Kinston; granddaughter Madison Carlyle; sister Gwyn Thornton and husband Keith, of La Grange; nephew Justin Thornton; ex-husband Steve Griffin, and many other special family and friends. She was a loving mother, daughter, and grammy. She enjoyed spending time and keeping her granddaughter Madison, which was the center of joy. Portia never met a stranger and had a loving heart and a kind smile to everyone she met. Visitation will be held Saturday, December 7, 2013, at the Chapel of Garner Funeral Home from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and other times at the home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, December 7, 2013, at Garner Funeral Home with Pastor Mike Lovelace officiating. Burial will follow at Pinelawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers memorial may be made to her granddaughter Madison and daughter Bridgette Griffin. Online condolences may be sent to garnerfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are by Garner Funeral Home. Sign the guest book at Kinston.com. (Paid obituary)
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Garner Funeral Home - Kinston
209 West Peyton Ave. Kinston, NC 28501
Published in Free Press from Dec. 5 to Dec. 9, 2013