Posted: Wednesday, January 5, 2011 4:02 pm
The Messenger, January 5, 2011
Jackie Wayne Griffith, 60, of Hornbeak died Jan. 3, 2011, at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.
Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday in the Ridgely Chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home, with the Rev. Robert Johnson officiating. Burial will follow there in New Haven Cemetery.
The family will receive visitors from 5:30-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Hank Keeling, David Keeling, Andrew Keeling, James Bolding, Joey Griffith, Tom McCollum and Bruce Keely.
The family requests that memorials be directed to the Disabled American Veterans organizations.
He was retired from C&W Motors and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a member of Hornbeak Baptist Church and a lifetime member of Disabled American Veterans.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Griffith; his daughter, Michelle Keely of Hornbeak; four sons and three daughters-in-law, Brandon Griffith of Memphis, Tim and Carla Griffith of Newbern, Levi and Erin Griffith of South Fulton and Burt and Suzanne Tragessor of Ridgely; three sisters, Rachel Ann Keeling of Troy, Debbie Kay Bolding of Kenton and Jennifer Michelle Kethireddy of Memphis; two brothers, Raymond Howard Griffith and Bobby Joe Griffith, both of Union City; and 10 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, L.C. and Meta (Haney) Griffith.