Elizabeth Griffith MarbutApril 3, 1933 ~ July 11, 2017 (age 84)
Funeral services will be 2 PM Friday, July 14, 2017, at Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Chapel for Elizabeth Griffith Marbut, 84, of Hokes Bluff, who passed away on July 11, 2017. Harvey Beck will officiate. Burial will follow at Crestwood Cemetery. Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Funeral Home & Cemetery is in charge.
Mom was a lifelong member of Hokes Bluff First United Methodist Church and retired from Hokes Bluff High School as lunchroom manager. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, and was known as “Granny Marbut” and the “Mother of Hokes Bluff” by a large part of the community. Mom was a great cook and always had an extra seat at her table. She spent her life caring for others.
Elizabeth was preceded in death by her husband, Travis Marbut, who was her high school sweetheart; parents, Paul and Emma Griffith; siblings, Lucille (Harry) Weyna; Frances (E.B.) McCloud; Paul (Josephine) Griffith; Pat (Lena) Griffith; Joe; Gene; and Burt Griffith, as well as her special friend, V.C. Cassidy.
She is survived by her four boys and their families: Ricky and Sharon Marbut; Brian and Mariesa, Hayden, Cameron, and Joseph Travis Marbut; Christy Marbut and Todd Goldberg; T.P. and Lanis Marbut; Clint Marbut; Carrie and Chuck, Callie, Charly, Cort (Robinson); Craig and Holly, Sloan and Reid Travis Marbut; Tim and Natalie Marbut; Nicole and Ben, Piper (Cotton); Nick and Haylen Marbut; Kip and Lynette Marbut; Jennifer and J.J., Jack, Sadie (Landrum); Josh and Morgan, Layla and Kiptyn Marbut.
She is also survived by her sister-in-law Zell Griffith, brother-in-law Jimmy (Mary) Marbut, numerous nieces and nephews, and a community full of special friends.
The grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Special thanks to Jay, Angie, Kim, Scarlett, and Lindsey.
Flowers will be accepted. Monetary donations to the Travis Marbut Scholarship may be sent to Hokes Bluff First United Methodist Church or charity of your choice.
Visitation will be Friday from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at funeral home.