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Minerva Griffith Hayes

September 3, 1920 — December 8, 2021

Minerva Griffith Hayes

Graveside service for Minerva Griffith Hayes, 101, of Paradise, Texas will be Saturday, December 11, at 11:00 AM at Paradise Cemetery. She passed away December 8, 2021, in Bridgeport, Texas.


Minerva was born in Haymond, KY to Burnette and Mary Belle Gibson on September 3, 1920. She graduated from Fleming Neon High School. She married Dewey R. Griffith in 1941 in Whitesburg, KY.


Minerva & Dewey had 13 children, she loved being a homemaker, loving mother and grandmother. She loved serving the Lord and was a mighty Prayer Warrior. You would always see her praising the Lord, reading her Bible and always telling others how blessed she was and how much the Lord loved them. She never spoke ill of anyone and was the Best Christian Example you would ever meet. She truly lived what she believed!
A couple of her favorite sayings were; love ya, love ya, love ya & bless ya, bless ya, bless ya!

Minerva is preceded in death by her husband, Dewey R. Griffith; seven infant children; four adult children; Robert Griffith, Ruben Griffith, Rosemary Hayes & David Griffith.

She is survived by her daughter, Pauline Miller of Paradise, TX; one sister, Myrtle Adams of Baltimore, MD; 10 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; 14 great-great-grandchildren; and a host of family and friends to celebrate her going home.


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Graveside Service

Saturday, December 11, 2021

Starts at 11:00am

Paradise Cemetery

Pecan, Paradise, TX 76073

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