Sybil Griffin Hales

February 5, 1919 - December 30, 2012
Sybil Griffin Hales


Sybil Griffin Hales, 93, of Wilmington passed away Sunday, December 30, 2012 at Trinity Grove.

She was born in Anthony, FL, on February 5, 1919, the daughter of the late Richard Hentz and Chevellette Therin Griffin, and was the widow of Clarence Hales, Sr. Also preceding her in death were a brother Andy Griffin and sister Chevellette G. Murphy.

A past Matron of Federal Point O.E.S # 361, and member of Stamp Defiance Chapter DAR. She was a active Communicate of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church where she enjoyed making Cristmons.

Surviving are her son, Clarence Hales, Jr. and wife Melinda, grandchildren, Eddie Hales and wife Veronica of Wilmington , Jeff Hales and Natalie Bubinski of Las Vegas, NV, great-grandchildren, Griffin and Finley. Nieces Roberta Clamo of Savannah,GA and Alice Rae Santo of Tampa, FL. Nephew Richard Griffin of Charlotte.

Funeral Services will be conducted at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church 11:00 AM Thursday, January 3, 2013. The Reverand John Misenheimer and The Reverand Mark Opgrand will officiate the service. Interment will be private at Oleander Memorial Gardens.

The family will see friends after the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Cristmon Fund 12 N. 6th Street Wilmington, NC 28401 or Trinity Grove, 631 Junction Creek Drive
Wilmington, NC. 28412.

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  • January 02, 2013
    Vivian Parlier-Burnett says:
    Clarence and Melinda, Julian and I sent our condolences and prayers to your family in the passing of Sybil. She was a fine lady and we always enjoyed talking with her each Sunday morning at St. Paul's. We shall miss her. Julian and Vivian Burnett

  • January 02, 2013
    Jack and Linda Ploehn says:
    Clarence and Melinda, we're sorry for your loss.

  • January 02, 2013
    Acie & Melinda Kinlaw says:
    Dear Clarence & Melinda & Family, Please accept our deepest sympathy in the loss of a wonderful Mother and Lady! She was a true southern lady and will be missed terribly! God has better plans for her! Right Darlin! Love to All! Acie & Melinda

  • January 02, 2013
    Sebrina Vinson says:
    I am truly sorry for your loss, I have only known Sybil for a few years But was very happy to have her in my life. She was always a breath of fresh air every time I was around her. I will miss her alot and will always remerber the love she had to share. Thinkling of her and her family always. Love Sebrina

  • December 30, 2012
    Gloria Bell says:
    My beautiful Aunt Sybil, I will miss you.Clarence and Melinda my prayers go out to you and the family.