Howard G. Griggs

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Mr. Howard G. Griggs, age 89, of Lewisburg Tennessee, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 18, 2016 at Marshall Medical Center.

Howard was the son of the late Henry Grady Griggs and Katie Porterfield Griggs. He retired from Lewisburg Machine Works where he was a machine operator and he was of the Baptist faith. Mr. Griggs was an avid walking horse enthusiast and a former member of the Walking Horse Breeders Association.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Thelma Jean Griggs in 2014; a sister, Julia Williams and a grandson, Christian Burk.

Survivors include two sons, Robert Wayne (Angie) Lasater of Cornersville, Kevin V. Burk of Lewisburg,Tennessee; one daughter, Elvonda (Carl)King of Cornersville; two Sisters, Hila (James) Kincaid of Pottsville, Tennessee, Junette Young of Brick Church, Tennessee; one brother, Neal (Faye) Griggs of Columbia,Tennessee; five grandchildren; three great grandchildren and many loving nieces and nephews.

Mr. Griggs body was to be cremated following a visitation with family and close friends on Sunday, February 21 from 2 until 4 p.m . Burial of the cremains will be in Short Cemetery at a later date.

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Bills McGaugh Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.