Betty Clyde (Worthen) Griffith

October 24, 1941 ~ April 17, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Betty Griffith Obituary

Betty Clyde Worthen Griffith, 81 of Union Point, GA passed away Monday, April 17, 2023.  She was born in Washington, GA to the late Carroll Bynum Worthen and Ella Vashti Taylor Worthen.  She grew up in Union Point where she graduated from Union Point High School. On March 4, 1966, she married John Franklin Griffith.  After her marriage and the birth of their two sons, she became a homemaker enjoying raising the boys.  She was the number one fan of her grandchildren’s softball games. As a longtime member of Bethesda Baptist Church, she taught Sunday School and was a member of the WMU.
Preceding her in death was her husband, John “Sonny” Griffith; son, Mike Griffith; sister, Carolyn Stewart; and brother, Larry Worthen.  Survivors include her son, Joey (Libby) Griffith;  sister, Faye Worthen; grandchildren, Brittany (Chris) Dyches, B J Callaway, Valerie Bryant and Rebecca (Chris) Mency; great grandchildren, Joleigh, Madelyn and Griffin Dyches and Brinden Griffith along with Alana and Amaya Mency. 

Funeral Services will be held Thursday, April 20, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. at Bethesda Baptist Church, 1560 Bethesda Church Road, Union Point, GA 30669 with the Dr. Terry Duvall officiating.  Visitation will be held at the church at 1:00 p.m. until time for the service.  Serving as pallbearers are Joey Griffith, Brian Stewart, Chris Dyches, B J Callaway, Sandy Thornton and Darrell Kitchens. Interment will be in the church cemetery following the service.  Memorials may be made to the Bethesda Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, P. O. Box 302, Union Point, GA 30669 or the Alzheimer’s Association - Georgia Chapter, 41 Perimeter Center East, Suite 550, Atlanta, GA 30346.  McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us online at to sign the guest register.

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April 20, 2023

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Bethesda Baptist Church (Bethesda Church Road)

Graveside Service
April 20, 2023

2:00 PM
Bethesda Baptist Church (Bethesda Church Road)


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