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Roberta Jean Griffin


1953 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Roberta Jean Griffin Obituary
The good Lord took Roberta Jean Griffin away on July 6, 2014. She was 61 years old, born Jan. 23, 1953 in Glennallen to Robert Blackburn and Martha Bixler.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 12 at Legacy Funeral Home, Chapel of Chimes. Chaplain David Rumph will officiate. A potlatch is planned at the family home, located at 1500 Aurora Dr., No. 6, after the service.

Roberta was very talented and creative in beadwork. She loved to pick berries, fish and read. She loved Alaska with all her heart. Roberta was a very giving person, whether she had known you her whole life or had just met you.

She is survived by her sons, Josh Sheppard, of Fairbanks, and Marcus Griffin, of Wash.; daughters, Joy Griffin, of Wash., and Theresa Griffin, of N.M.; sister, Gloria Blackburn, of Fairbanks; nephew, Anthony Blackburn; aunt, Lucy Blackmon, and numerous cousins.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Martha Bixler; father, Robert Blackburn, and brothers, Henry and John Blackburn.

Arrangements were entrusted to Chapel of Chimes Funeral Home.
Published in Daily News-Miner from July 12 to July 13, 2014
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