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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Georgia Griffin

Monday, July 21, 2003

EAST PRAIRIE - Georgia Griffin, 85, died July 19, 2003, at her home.

Born June 6, 1918, in Moundville, Ala., daughter of the late Jack and Alma Grimes, she lived most of her life near East Prairie where she was a member of the First Assembly of God Church.

On Nov. 15, 1936, she married Louie D. Griffin who preceded her in death on May 19, 1984.

Survivors include: three sons, Marvin Griffin and Louis Griffin of Sikeston and Larry Griffin of Webb City; two daughters, Mary Ellen Brown and Gloria Smith of East Prairie; and 13 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.

One sister and two brothers also preceded her in death.

Visitation begins at 5 p.m. today at Shelby Funeral Home where services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday with Tom Snavely officiating.

Burial will follow in the Dogwood Cemetery near East Prairie.

Pallbearers will be: Grant Smith, Kevin Brown, Joel Griffin, Joey King, David Holliday and Steve Ellis.