Alice M. Griffith

Alice May Pritchard Griffith, age 76, of Elizabeth City, NC died Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at her son’s home. Born in Pasquotank County, NC on March 11, 1946 to the late Horace Pritchard and Gladys Burgess Pritchard, she was the widow of Virgil Griffith, Jr. A loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend, she loved spending time with her family. Her daughter’s nickname for her was “Doodlebug.”  Alice enjoyed crocheting, quilting, reading, and bowling. She was a member of Fountain of Life Church.

She is survived by a daughter, Peggy Matthews, and husband Stacey of Elizabeth City, NC; a son, George Allen (and fiancée Lisa King) of Shiloh, NC; a sister, Jona Medlin (Kent) of Raleigh, NC; a brother, Horace Pritchard (Karen) of Elizabeth City, NC; five grandchildren, Jonathan, Joey, Brian, Jessica, and Bobbie; and ten great-grandchildren, Zoie, Connor, Declan, Mia, Millie, William, Benjamin, Gwyneth, Gabriel, and Anora. 

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 24, 2022 at Twiford Memorial Chapel with the Rev. F. Joe Griffith officiating. Burial will be in West Lawn Cemetery.

Twiford Funeral Homes, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909 is serving the Griffith family. Condolences and memories may be shared at  

Memorial donations may be made to the SPCA of Northeastern NC, 102 Enterprise Drive, Elizabeth City, NC 27909 or Albemarle Mental Health Center, 305 East Main Street, Elizabeth City, NC  27909. To plant a tree in memory of Mrs. Griffith or send flowers to the family, please visit