|Birth: ||Jul. 18, 1938|
|Death: ||Dec. 30, 1947|
BURNS FATAL TO GRIFFIN CHILD; RITES HELD HERE:
Funeral services were held Thursday morning for Helen Marie Griffin, 8 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph J. Griffin, who died Tuesday night in a local hospital of burns received early that day.
Funeral rites were conducted by the Rev. Howard Stark at Friendship church, and burial was in the church cemetery.
The child was fatally burned when she attempted to start a fire beneath a washpot in the yard of her parents home according to reports, a can of kerosene exploded when she threw kerosene on the fire, and her clothing became enveloped in flames.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by two brothers, Adolph, Jr., and Bobby Griffin, three sisters, Martha Louise, Mary Loretta, and Patricia Ann Griffin all of Milledgeville, and her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. M.C. Durden of Hancock County.
Adolph Joseph Griffin (1897 - 1973)
Katie Lou Durden Griffin (1914 - 1998)
Mary Lorell Griffin Fionda (1932 - 2005)*
Helen Marie Griffin (1938 - 1947)
Patricia Griffin Walden (1946 - 1971)*
Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery
Created by: Jack Johnson
Record added: Apr 12, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13927065
I know you are an angel in heaven because every one that knew you always said that you were an angel here on earth. RIP sis! thanks Jack Johnson for posting this picture. Means the world to me.|
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