Dot Griffy

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Dorothy Faye “Dot” Bobo Griffy, 89, homemaker and resident of Tinsley Lane in Columbia, died Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at Bethany Center for Rehabilitation and Healing in Nashville.

Born Nov. 23, 1929, in Lawrence County, TN, she was the daughter of the late Charlie Justice Bobo and the late Lula Bell Baker Bobo. On Dec. 23, 1951, she married Isaac Cleo Griffy who preceded her in death Feb. 8, 2009. Mrs. Griffy loved crocheting and was a member of Grace Church of the Nazarene.

Survivors include her children, Wendell (Patsy) Griffy of Lewisburg; Debra Walker of Nashville; Nancy (Johnny) Pruitt of Columbia; Janice (Boo) Barrett of Nashville; daughter-in-law, Janice Lee Myers of Spring Hill; eight grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and sister-in-law, Jean (Bobby) Rochester.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her son, Jerry Myers; grandson, Jeremy Myers; and fifteen brothers and sisters.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Reverend Rick Points officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Active pallbearers will be Wendell Griffy, Boo Barrett, Treavor Barrett, Johnny Pruitt, Brian Campbell, and Jeff Myers.

The family suggests memorials be made to the Tennessee Kidney Foundation, 95 White Bridge Road, Suite 300, Nashville, TN 37205. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com.