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Joan Ellen Griffith

April 19, 1935 - July 27, 2020

Joan Ellen Griffith (nee Bowman) age 85 died in her bed in Norfolk Virginia on July 27 2020. Joan was born in Washington D.C. in 1935 to Ella Jeannette Bowman (nee Bryan) and William Howard Bowman. She was a telephone operator for many years before she retired.

Joan enjoyed reading good books , watching old movies and sun bathing. She is survived by 4 children -1 sister- 9 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by 1 grandchild.

Joan was a Christian who is now in the welcoming arms of the Father.

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