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Grover Wilburn "Junior" Griggs, Jr
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Birth: Dec. 30, 1929
Death: Jul. 26, 1965

(He is my uncle)

Grover entered the U.S. Army in 30 Sep 1946 and served over in Japan with the 118th. He was injured and was honorably discharged in 30 Aug 1947. Grover had the rank of Private.

He was born on 30 Dec 1928 in Ellis County, Texas. He attended Rosemont High School in Fort Worth.

Junior and his wife Clara were killed instantly in a car crash when a drunk driver came across the median and struck them head on doing over 100. Junior and Clara were leaving church to celebrate their wedding anniversary.

Grover Wilburn Griggs Jr. Euless, Texas died Monday. Survived by son, Robert Michael Griggs, Euless; brother Rodney Griggs, Euless; 3 sisters, Nancy Sue Griggs, Debra Ann Griggs, Cathy Lyn Griggs, all of Louisiana; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Grover Griggs Sr. of Louisiana; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Griggs, Red Oak, Texas.

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 Parents:
  Grover Wilburn Griggs (1912 - 2001)
  Fannie Ethyl Parten Griggs (1912 - 1944)
 
 Spouse:
  Clara Lee Beasley Griggs (1917 - 1965)
 
 Sibling:
  Grover Wilburn Griggs (1929 - 1965)
  Rodney Eugene Griggs (1938 - 1997)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Buried right beside his wife Clara and mother Fannie Ethyl Parten Griggs
 
Burial:
Waxahachie City Cemetery
Waxahachie
Ellis County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Steve Perry
Record added: May 08, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19291589
Grover Wilburn Junior Griggs, Jr
Added by: Steve Perry
 
Grover Wilburn Junior Griggs, Jr
Added by: Steve Perry
 
Grover Wilburn Junior Griggs, Jr
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