November 21, 2018
60-year-old Mary LeAnn Vandergriff of Liberty passed away Tuesday at her residence. She was a homemaker/artist and a member of Salem Baptist Church. A memorial service will be Saturday at 5p.m. at Salem Baptist Church. Thurman Seber will officiate. Visitation will be Saturday at 12 noon until the service at Salem Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph Griffith and Sally Jim Corley Griffith; a brother, Wayne Griffith; her partner, later in life, Steve Braswell; and a nephew, Brent Griffith. Vandergriff is survived by her ex-husband and father of her children, Douglas Vandergriff, daughters, Kristin (Jeremy) Hutchings of Sparta and Brittany Vandergriff of Smithville. Grandchildren, Breydan Hutchings, Braxton Hutchings, and Brylan Hutchings. A brother, Kenward (Jeanie) Griffith of Liberty. Considered as step-children, Quastaia Braswell and Aaron Braswell. Nieces and nephews, Holly (Johnny) McCrary, Jonathan (Carrie) Griffith, Laura (Phil) Metcalf and Cherri Griffith. Several great nieces and nephews survive. The family has decided on cremation, in lieu of flowers, please make donations to help cover funeral expenses. Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria is in charge of the arrangements.