Obituary – Nancy Sue Griffin

Nancy Sue Griffin, age 82, of Cecil, Arkansas passed peacefully in her home surrounded by family Tuesday, December 27, 2022. She was a retired postmaster for the United States Postal Service working at both the Charleston and Cecil Post Offices. Nancy was an elementary teacher in Tulsa, Oklahoma, a Sunday school teacher, secretary for the Cecil Rural Fire Department and a member of the Cecil United Methodist Church. She enjoyed quilting and sewing, gardening, traveling, margaritas, watching Jeopardy, and True Crime. Nancy was a news junkie and a Yellow Dog Democrat. She loved her large family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Nancy was born October 22, 1940 in Cecil to Charles Gilbreth and Eunice Milam Andrews. She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Omar Andrews, C.G. Andrews, and Heartsill Andrews; a daughter-in-law, Jan Lasater, and a great-grandson, Zion McKinney. 

Nancy is survived by her husband and best friend of 26 years, Jim Griffin of Cecil; three sons, Byron A. Lasater IV and wife Teresa of Ozark, Arkansas, Blake Lasater and wife Marilou of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, Michael Lasater and wife Danielle of Ledyard, Connecticut; two stepsons, Stephen Griffin and wife Erica and Darin Griffin and wife Tina all of Ozark; one daughter, Kristi White and husband Casey of Ozark; 14 grandchildren, Byron V “Quint,” Jessica, Gracie, Brook, Savannah, Ashlee, Haylee, Rylee, Josh, Raven, Paige, Easton, Tayvee and Nash; 8 great grandchildren, a beloved dog Coco Bob, and a murder of crows. 

Memorial service followed by visitation will be 2:00 PM Saturday, December 31, 2022 at Shaffer Funeral Home, 2315 W. Commercial in Ozark with Reverend Blake Lasater officiating under the direction of Shaffer Funeral Home. 

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Democratic National Committee at or to the Cecil Cemetery Fund, ℅ Patsy White, 938 W. Highway 96, Cecil, AR 72930. 

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