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Joseph Albert Griffin, Jr
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Birth: Sep. 12, 1934
Louisiana, USA
Death: Apr. 4, 2005
Harrison County
Texas, USA

Son of Joseph Albert Griffin, Sr. and Zeola Carter Thomas Griffin.


Wednesday, April 06, 2005
Marshall News Messenger

Joseph Albert Griffin Jr.
Sullivan-Heaster Funeral Home

A memorial service for Joseph Albert Griffin Jr., 70, of
Waskom will be 1 p.m. Saturday, April 9, 2005, at the
residence of Joseph Griffin III, 3425 S. Stateline Road in
Waskom, with Rev. Pat Rovel officiating. Arrangements are by
Sullivan-Heaster Funeral Home.

Mr. Griffin died Monday, April 4, 2005, in Waskom. He was born
Sept. 12, 1934, in Hall Summit, La., to Joseph Albert Griffin
Sr. and Zeola Carter Thomas Griffin. He served in the U.S.
Navy during the Korean Conflict, was self-employed and
attended Emmanuel Baptist Church in Shreveport, La.

Survivors include three sons, Joseph Albert Griffin III, John
Griffin and James Griffin, all of Waskom; four daughters,
Kelly Griffin of Shreveport, Kathy Griffin Johnson of
Shreveport, Karen Harper of Jamestown, La., and Carolyn Franco
of Elora, Tenn.; 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild;
three sisters, Jo Ann Heady of Shreveport, Donna Adams of
Raymond, Ill., and Marilyn Coffman of Inverness, Fla.; other
relatives and friends.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the cancer center
of donor's choice.

Addendum to Obituary - by Ron Nixon:

Al was preceded in death by his brothers: Ellis Gene Griffin and Julian Leroy Thomas, Jr.
Family links: 
  Joseph Albert Griffin (1902 - 1973)
  Zeola Carter Griffin (1908 - 1999)
  Julian Leroy Thomas (1927 - ____)**
  Marilyn Jane Thomas Coffman (1929 - 2006)**
  Joseph Albert Griffin (1934 - 2005)
  Ellis Gene Griffin (1938 - 1991)*
*Calculated relationship
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
Specifically: Ashes scattered in a field below his home. In the field is a stone inscribed "Father"
Created by: Ron Nixon
Record added: Nov 27, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31770354
Joseph Albert Griffin, Jr
Added by: Ron Nixon
Joseph Albert Griffin, Jr
Added by: Ron Nixon
Joseph Albert Griffin, Jr
Added by: Ron Nixon
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- Ron Nixon
 Added: Nov. 27, 2008

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