|Birth: ||Jun. 23, 1916|
|Death: ||Dec. 25, 2007|
Graveside services for Wayne Devoe Griffin, 91, of Lubbock, will be 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, 2007, at the City of Lubbock Cemetery, followed by a memorial service beginning at 11 a.m. at the Second Baptist Church, with Dr. Philip Wise officiating.
Wayne passed away Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2007 at his home in Lubbock.
Wayne was born June 23, 1916 in Shackleford County, to Edgar Fort Griffin and Dwina Marie Park Griffin, the third of four children. He graduated from Idalou High School and attended Texas Technological College.
On Feb. 23, 1945, he married Almeda Kee of Lamesa. Wayne was employed by Furr's Supermarket for 35 years. In 1955, he was awarded the National Award for Good Citizenship by the National Association of Food Chains.
Wayne and Almeda were members of the Second Baptist Church of Lubbock, Texas. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corp and served in the Pacific during World War II.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Everett Griffin; his sisters, Estelle Boverie and Edwina Morris; and his grandson, Michael Griffin.
Edgar Fort Griffin (1882 - 1973)
Dwinna Marie Park Griffin (1886 - 1971)
Annie Estelle Griffin Boverie (1909 - 1998)*
Leslie Everette Griffin (1910 - 1997)*
Wayne Devoe Griffin (1916 - 2007)
Edwina Griffin Morris (1924 - 2005)*
City of Lubbock Cemetery
Plot: Section 5 Lot 300B #3
Created by: David Sifford
Record added: Dec 26, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23570885