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J W Griffin
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J W Griffin, age 85, of Atlanta, Texas, went to be with the Lord, Monday, July 23, 2108, in an Atlanta, Texas nursing home.

J W was born July 25, 1932, in Cass County, Texas, to “Hoss” and Lessie Griffin. He was a member of Piney Grove Baptist Church, worked at the Texas Highway Department, and in later years was self-employed. J W enjoyed camping, horse drawn buggies, trail riding, watching the Atlanta Rabbit track and football teams, and going to watch his grandchildren in their sporting events. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Joe and Harold Griffin; and a sister, Myrl Walker.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Lucille Griffin; son Jerry Griffin; daughter, Nancy Lee; sister Mamie Roberts; five grandchildren, Michael Stringer, Mark Stringer, Jeric Griffin, Braven Griffin, Maggie Lee; seven great grandchildren, Maci Stringer, Mallori Stringer, Brinkli Stringer, Asher Stringer, Sophi Stringer, Sawyer Stringer, Jett Griffin; lifelong friend Melvin Coats; and a number of nephews, nieces, and other relatives.

Services will be 2:00 pm, Friday, July 27, 2018, in the Hanner Funeral Chapel, with members of the family officiating.

Visitation will be from 6pm- 8pm, Thursday, July 26, 2018 at Hanner Funeral Service.

Interment will be in New Colony Cemetery.

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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hanner Funeral Service

103 West Main Street
Atlanta, Texas 75551





2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hanner Funeral Service

103 West Main Street
Atlanta, Texas 75551

Cemetery Details


New Colony Cemetery

New Colony Baptist Church
Linden, Texas 75563


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