CALIFORNIA, Md. - Rhiannon Marie Griffin, 27, died on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, as a result of injuries received in an automobile accident in Lexington Park, Maryland.
Born on Dec. 12, 1989, in Greenville, she was a daughter of Cindy D. Nerheim and William Bradford Griffin. She served in the U.S. Navy for seven years as an electronics technician and sexual assault victim's advocate. She was a technician for BAE Systems in Lexington Park.
She is survived by her mother, Cindy Nerheim (Art) of Sumter; her father, William Bradford Griffin of Columbus, Georgia; her sisters, Desiree V. Goodall (Noah) of Dexter, New York, and Shannon Vincent of Sumter; her brother, Ian Vincent of Dexter; paternal grandparents, Annette Griffin of Niceville, Florida, and Richard and Cathy Vincent of Henderson, New York; and her fur babies, Molly and Cynthia.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandmother, Kathy D. Ward; maternal grandfather, Wally Drescher; paternal grandfather, Dr. Jackson Griffin; and stepfather, David Vincent.
A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. on Monday in the chapel of Stephens Funeral Home with the Rev. Keith Getz officiating.
Visitation will be held immediately following the memorial service at Stephens Funeral Home and other times at the home of her aunt and uncle, Linda and Marty Jones, 209 Breedin St., Manning.
Memorials may be made to the Sumter SPCA, 1140 S. Guignard Drive, Sumter, SC 29150.
Stephens Funeral Home & Crematory, 304 N. Church St., Manning, is in charge of arrangements, (803) 435-2179. www.stephensfuneralhome.org