NEW BERN - Margaret Griffin Smith, 87, died Monday, April 7, 2008 at her home in New Bern.

She was born in Franklin County and was the youngest and last surviving of 12 children born to Spencer and Ida Griffin. She was a graduate of Edward Best High School and a former member of Peachtree Baptist Church, Spring Hope. She was a current member of First Presbyterian Church, New Bern.

Surviving: her daughter, Joyce Riggs (Lee) and two gandsons, all of New Bern.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Elza M. Smith.

Arrangements by Brothers Funeral Home, New Bern.