Call now for immediate attention: 772-999-5547

Call now for immediate attention: 772-999-5547

Christine McGriff

December 25, 1929 ~ February 05, 2021

Christine McGriff (aka Pearl Christine (Garland) McGriff) was born on December 25, 1929 in Okeechobee, Florida to Curtis Garland and Sally Elizabeth (Hines) Garland.

Christine grew up in Sand-Cut, Florida and completed Grammar School in Bryant, Florida. She furthered her education, obtaining her high school diploma and becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant. Christine worked over 15 years in the nursing field. She received her Associates and Bachelors’ Degree in Biblical Studies from Truth Bible College & Seminary, Jacksonville. Christine had a passion for music and was a gifted and talented bass guitar player. Her skilled ability to play by ear, earned her the nickname “Lady Bass” and “Tonk”.

On Friday, February 5, 2021 at Sandgate Gardens Nursing Home in Fort Pierce, Florida, Christine’s life journey on this earth came to an end. Christine is preceded in death by her parents, Curtis and Sally Garland; her husband, Willie James (Kinnerman) McGriff; her daughter, Martha Gail (Kirkland) McGriff Ferguson; one brother, Daniel Garland; four sisters, Charlie Mae, Jeanette, Esse and Josephine Small.

Christine leaves to cherish her memories: her four grandchildren, Christina Moore, Rodney E. McGriff (Shutonna), Marlene M. McGriff, and Rhondalyn E. McGriff; four great-grandchildren: Shandalanae A. Forde-Judon (Michael), Jessica C. Morgan, Joshua C. Ealy, RaShawna E. Stuckey; six great, great-grandchildren: J’Shaun, Allena, Jordan, Kennedi, Makail, and JaKobi, and many other loving relatives.


Kathyrene Mitchner

February 9, 2021, 9:54 pm

Our Prayers are with the entire family. God’s strength and peace is our pray. Elder Homer Mitchner Jr. and Kathyrene Barnwell Mitchner

Christine Heeber

November 7, 2023, 5:35 am

My name is Christine McGriff Heeber. I hope your family is doing well. God bless.

Christine Heeber

November 7, 2023, 5:43 am

I don’t know you or your family, but I’ve somehow found you all in my feeble attempt to find McGriffs. I live in southern California, and my maiden name is McGriff.
If you’re interested in finding, with me, our entire family and history, please text me at 818-300-3232

Leave a Condolence

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


How can we help?

Our caring professionals are here to assist you and your family during this difficult time. We are available 24 hours, 7 days a week to assist in immediate arrangements or pre-arrangements.

Recent Reviews

  • The service from Millennium was outstanding. Rachel was sweet, personable and very comforting. It was important to me that my dad was kept locally where I knew where he would be. Very nice facility, state of the art and quality of my fathers remains were so refined compared to my mothers years ago. I highly recommend this place for an affordable choice for your loved one. Thank you for making an already stressful event easy. With high regards, the Esposito and Keith Family.

    Esposito and Keith Family

    Vero Beach
  • Millennium Cremation provided a fantastic service to our family at a difficult time. Our beloved mother passed away in Vero Beach and the rest of the family was in other parts of the country. Due to the Covid health crisis, none of us could get to Vero Beach in person. That's where Millennium took over. They helped us manage everything, coordinated with a cemetery in Maine, managed the obituaries, expedited all the paperwork, and even delivered an important document locally that saved us days. Funeral director Rachel was a godsend, and she made it clear what she was going to do, and what we needed to do. If you know what you want, Millennium is highly recommended, and the savings versus the full service mortuaries is significant.

    M. Cross

    Vero Beach

Direct Cremation Fee Includes

  • Transportation from the place of death to our family owned crematory
  • Basic alternative cremation container
  • Refrigeration of your loved one
  • Cremation performed by our crematory professional
  • Securing all required authorizations
  • Filing the death certificate
  • Notifying social security administration
  • If veteran, filing for free US flag
  • Assisting with newspaper obituaries
  • Cremains are returned to you in a temporary container

Other Fees That May Apply

  • Medical Examiner (fees vary by county)
  • Transportation outside 35 miles
  • Death certificates (fees vary by county)
  • Newspaper Obituaries (fee charged by newspaper)
  • Keepsakes
  • Permanent Urn
  • Jewelry
Skip to content