|Birth: ||Jun. 25, 1878|
|Death: ||Nov. 10, 1961|
First husband was John E. Cotten
Ruby C. Cotten
Claude E. Cotten
Jessie O. Cotten Strickland
maybe Jewel Cotten?
2nd husband was D. S. Griffin
Henry Clay Griffin
Printed in The Davis News on Sept 12, 1912; Reprinted with permission
Mr. D. F. Griffin and Mrs. Lena Cotton were married at the latter's home last Thursday night in the presence of a few intimate friends. Justice G. P. Dickinson performed the ceremony. The contracting parties are well known citizens of this community and have many friends who wish them much happiness. They will live on a farm a few miles west of Davis.
Printed in The Davis News on Nov 16, 1961; Reprinted with permission
Griffin Rites Held Sunday
Services were held Sunday, Nov. 12 at 2:30 p.m. for Mrs. Lena Griffin, 83, who had been ill for nine years. She died Nov. 10 in the Hale's Nursing home, Davis.
Rites were conducted in the First Baptist Church with Rev. Carlos Berry officiating. Burial was in Green Hill cemetery, and Bahner Funeral home had charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Griffin was born June 25, 1878, at Bland, Texas, where she lived her early life. She had been a resident of Davis since 1901, and was a member of the First Baptist Church.
Pallbearers were Willie Warren, Tom Jamison, Joe Zeleniak, Bobbie Riddle, George McFarland, and Herbert Garrison.
Survivors included two daughters, Mrs. Perman Strickland, Sr., of Davis, and Mrs. R. J. Love of Stillwater; three step-daughters, Mrs. Bill Dixon of Davis, Mrs. Clarence Wheelus, both of Salinas, Calif.; two sons, Claud Cotton of Pauls Valley, and Clay Griffin of San Diego, Calif.; a step-son, Demus Griffin of San Diego, Calif; two sisters, Mrs. Elmer Ridgeway and Mrs. Ella Strickland, both of Oklahoma City; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Garland Dodson of Davis; a brother, Floyd Dodson of Honolulu, Hawaii; 12 grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren.
Jesse M Dodson (1855 - 1922)
Clara Ophelia Tippit Dodson (1857 - 1913)
David Stiles Griffin (1854 - 1932)
Ruby Cotten Love (1898 - 1973)*
Claude Edward Cotten (1904 - 1993)*
Jessie Cotten Strickland (1906 - 1985)*
Roy William Cotten (1908 - 1910)*
Jewel Cotten (1912 - 1912)*
Henry Clay Griffin (1917 - 1987)*
Lena Dodson Griffin (1878 - 1961)
Gertrude Dodson Ludwick (1880 - 1953)*
Floyd Miles Dodson (1882 - 1962)*
Ida May Dodson Wauls (1884 - 1926)*
Ella Dodson Strickland (1888 - 1962)*
Jesse Garland Dodson (1893 - 1945)*
Frances Leona Dodson Ridgeway (1895 - 1984)*
Green Hill Cemetery
Plot: Old South, Blk 2 South, Row 17
Maintained by: J&G Sanders
Originally Created by: Joan J
Record added: Sep 29, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30173247