James Neilson Griffin, Sr

Born: Thu., Dec. 24, 1942
Died: Sat., Sep. 18, 2010

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James Neilson Griffin, Sr., age 67, of the Veazey Community in Greene County, went to be with the Lord Saturday, September 18, 2010 at St. Mary''s Hospice House in Bogart, GA. He was born in Ft. Pierce, FL to Lillian Bryant Griffin and the late James Harley Griffin. He attended Fort Pierce Florida High School. On May 12, 1960 he married the former Brenda Marie Kemp and in 1982 they moved to Greene County. He was the owner and operator of Griffin Trucking and later retired as a truck driver for Metal Transportation. When he was younger he raced cars, worked on motors and enjoyed NASCAR. He enjoyed cooking out and spending time with his family.

In addition to his mother, Lillian Bryant Griffin of Greensboro, GA, he is survived by his wife, Brenda Kemp Griffin of the Veazey Community; three daughters, Deanna Holcomb and husband Ricky of Greensboro, GA, Lynn Brown and husband Michael of Madison, GA and Kristy Cullars of Union Point, GA; three sons, Neil Griffin Jr. and wife Susanne of Greensboro, GA, Jamey Griffin and wife Missy of Greensboro, GA and Jonah Griffin of Greensboro, GA; a sister, Gwendolyn Griffin of High Springs, FL; sixteen grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren with two more on the way; as well as other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at the Freedom Worship Center, 6041 Madison Highway, Greensboro, GA 30642 with Rev. Wayne Powers officiating. Interment will follow in the Greenlawn Cemetery, Rhodes Street, Union Point, GA 30669. Serving as pallbearers are R. J. Holcomb, Jamey Griffin, Bryant Benkoski, Shane Griffin, Bradley Benkoski and Larry Meeks Jr. Honorary pallbearers are Larry Meeks and Joshua Griffin. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Tuesday night at McCommons Funeral Home. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

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sandra jordan
   Posted Sun September 19, 2010
Neil and family,I am so sorry for your loss.Know that I love you and am praying for you all.

Cathy & Greg Murphy
   Posted Sun September 19, 2010
So sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Pam Vaughn
   Posted Sun September 19, 2010
I am so sorry for your loss. You all will be in my thoughts and prayers. Pam Vaughn

Elaine Cantrell
   Posted Sun September 19, 2010
With sincere sympathy for your loss. May our Heavenly Father heal your grieving hearts!

Marie Burden
   Posted Mon September 20, 2010
So Sorry to here of your loss. I will keep the family in my prayers!!!

Wanda McCannon
   Posted Mon September 20, 2010
I just wanted to let you all know that you are in my prayers. May God bless!

Lynn Bryan Kitchens
   Posted Tue September 21, 2010
Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

Teressa Gentry
   Posted Tue September 21, 2010
Susanne and Neil, I am so sorry for your loss but thank the Lord for providing us with the peace of Heaven for our loved ones. Tee

Larry & Alesia Bishop
   Posted Tue September 21, 2010
Lynn, Michael and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. I pray that the sorrow you feel today will be eased by the memories you have of your father. God Bless. Our Deepest Sympathies. Larry, Alesia Bishop and Family

Kathy Sidwell Jordan
   Posted Tue September 21, 2010
Sorry for your loss!!! May God be with you in this time of need!

Anna Higdon
   Posted Tue September 21, 2010
My thoughts and Prayers are with each member of Mr. Griffin's family. He will truly be missed.

angie hamm
   Posted Tue September 21, 2010
thinking of the family at this time of loss

Brenda Lindsey
   Posted Tue September 21, 2010
You are in our thoughts and prayers

Rene` Henderson
   Posted Thu September 23, 2010
Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Griffin Family. Love, Rene` & Tristan

Robert & Annette Dowdy
   Posted Fri September 24, 2010
We were so sorry for your loss.