Betty Anne (Chesnut) Griffin

February 2, 1932 ~ December 29, 2018 (age 86)


After fighting dementia for several years, Betty Anne Chesnut Griffin

passed away gracefully on 12/29/18 while under Hospice Care.


Born on February 2, 1932, she grew up in Atlanta and enjoyed a lifetime of memories on Lake Rabun. Betty Anne graduated from North Fulton High where she met her husband Norwood.


The family moved to Lake Rabun full time in 1972.


She is predeceased by her husband Norwood Griffin Jr. and parents Robert Clifford & Dorothy Claire Spratt Chesnut.


She is survived by her daughter and son in law Claire & Craig Leming and son and daughter in law Bill & Sandi Griffin, grandchildren Matthew & Nicole Griffin, Will & Ashley Griffin, Jessica & Nick McGhee and Melissa & Charlie Boles, five great grandchildren, as well as by her sister Meredith Chesnut

Bell and her children and grandchildren,


She was a member of the Clayton Presbyterian Church and Lake Rabun Association. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to The Lake Rabun Foundation, PO Box, 114,

Lakemont GA. 30552 and The Clayton Presbyterian Church, PO Box 734,

Clayton GA. 30525 .


A Celebration of Life will be planned and announced at a later date



Beck Funeral Home, in Clayton, Georgia, is in charge of the arrangements. If there are any questions, please call 706-782-9599. An online Memorial Register Book is available at

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