Joyce Ann Griffith, 60, of Oneida, passed away November 25, 2013, at Physicians Regional Medical Center in Knoxville.

Born in Scott County, October 25, 1953, she was preceded in death by her father, Delmar Claxton; infant brother, Gene Claxton; grandparents: Wiley and Olga Clark, and Bertha Claxton; and mother- and father-in-law, Hugo and Bertha Griffith.

She was a long-time member and secretary-treasurer of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Donald Griffith; her mother, Wilma Clark Claxton; children: Brian Griffith and wife, Ashley, Keith Griffith and wife, Ashley, and Tonya West and husband, Michael, all of Oneida; sisters: Lois Phillips and husband, Kenny, Kelly Claxton, and Judy Keeton and husband, Randy Coward; brothers: Randy Claxton, and Scott Claxton and wife, Shonda; grandchildren: Reece, Macey, Macy, Chase, Hope, Lexi, and Kaycee; brother-in-law, Ronnie and wife, Vickie; and many other relatives.

Funeral service was conducted November 29, in the chapel of Jones & Son Funeral Home with Bro. Tim Russell and Bro. Randy Lowe officiating. Music was provided by Jimmy and Sarah Byrd. Graveside service was conducted November 30, at Newport Cemetery.

Jones & Son Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

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