001Dicie Scott Trimble Griffin, 88, of Hot Springs, Virginia, passed away Friday, May 29, 2020 at her residence.

She was born December 1, 1931 in Hot Springs, the daughter of the late Charles Arthur Trimble and Dicie Cornelia Patteson Trimble.

Mrs. Griffin was employed as a housekeeper for the Vine Cottage Inn; prior to that she was a housekeeper for several families within the community.

Dicie was a 1951 graduate of Valley High School. After graduation, she was proud to have worked as a telephone operator for the Virginia Hot Springs Inc. She was a member of the Hot Springs Presbyterian Church where she served as the sexton. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.

On June 24, 1954 she married Julian Bernard Griffin who preceded her in death in 2014.
Mrs. Griffin is survived by two children, Kathy Spurgeon & husband Bobby of Hot Springs, Mark Griffin & wife Andreé of Penn Laird, Virginia: a grandson, Corbin Spurgeon of Hot Springs; two brothers, Floyd Burton Trimble of Millboro, Virginia, David P. Trimble & wife Lela of Elkton, Virginia; and a sister-in-law, Virginia Trimble of Stewartsville, Virginia.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Charles T. Trimble.
A funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Monday, June 1, 2020 at the Hot Springs Presbyterian Church with Reverend Scott Conrad & Reverend Reed Hopkins officiating. Interment will be in Union Chapel Cemetery, Carloover.

Pallbearers will be Rolf Brunner, Mike Spurgeon, Travis Kay, John McConnell, Bobby Bogan, Dr. Jim Redington, Mark Fry & Mike Trimble.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to services from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. at the church; or anytime at her residence.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hot Springs Presbyterian Church.


  1. So sorry to hear that Dicie had to leave, but now she is relieved of all her pain and is with the Lord. She will always be with her family, now smiling , pain free. We always loved talking her, she was a beautiful Lady.

  2. Mrs Dicie will be greatly missed … She was an angel here on earth as she will continue to be an angel in heaven.. I will be praying for the family I love you all… I love you Dicie

  3. Mark, Kathy and families,
    You are in my thoughts and prayers as you go through this period of grief. I know that Dicie has had some health issues lately and she is at peace with the Lord and other family members now. Your mom always had a smile for everyone she met and was willing to help in any way she could. Hope you find comfort knowing that she will be missed by many. Keep the happy memories in your heart and she will always be with you.
    Sue Campbell

  4. Dear Family – I am heart-broken, as I am sure you are, of the passing of Dicie. She will be missed. She is at peace now, and up in heaven with her beloved husband. I know everyone will miss her, as well, especially her loving Grandson: Corbin. Rest in peace Dicie. See you on the other side. Love and condolences: Patti Riner


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