|Birth: ||Jan. 26, 1932|
|Death: ||May 21, 2011|
Kenneth Senn Griffin was born in Troy, Alabama on January 26, 1932 to Fred C. and Pearl S. Griffin. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother Hollis Griffin.
Kenneth served his country with the U.S. Air Force and was stationed in Korea during the Korean War. In Lubbock he worked for Gifford Hill Western Pipe Co. and Consolidated Pipe and Tubing. He also owned and operated the Alaona's Tropical Fish Store in Lubbock for many years. Later in life he drove the Citibus on the Texas Tech University campus for over 20 years.
Kenneth loved to travel. He especially enjoyed traveling along the Gulf coast. He also enjoyed fishing, tinkering with his miniature train set and watching football. He liked to go out to eat and he never went anywhere that there wasn't at least a dozen people that called him by name. No one knew him by Kenneth it was always by "Alabama".
Kenneth and his wife, Ionia, met in Amarillo, Texas and were married on April 3, 1955. They just celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary.
He is survived by his wife, Ionia; one daughter, LeAnn Lawlis and her husband Rob of Roswell New Mexico; two grandchildren, Christy Lee Lawlis of Las Vegas, Nevada and Bryan Rob Lawlis of Albuquerque, New Mexico; one brother, Harold Lloyd Griffin of Grady, Alabama; one, sister Mary Vic Lindsey of Montgomery, Alabama; and several brother-in-laws, sister-in-laws, nieces, and nephews.
Ionia Maye Griffin (1931 - 2016)*
Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park
Created by: Scott Lawlis
Record added: May 22, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70216588