Deborah Joy Griffin

Published 2:31 pm Monday, June 24, 2024

The funeral service for Deborah Joy Griffin will be 2 p.m., Wednesday, June 26, at Riverwood Family with burial in Mt. Zion Church of Christ Cemetery. Visitation is from 5-8 p.m., Tuesday, June 25, at Riverwood.

Mrs. Griffin, 68, of Brookhaven, died June 22, 2024, at King’s Daughters Medical Center. She was born in New Iberia, LA, May 24, 1956, to Edgar “Buck” James and Billie Joy Laird James.

Mrs. Griffin was a loving mother, and cherished the time spent with her daughters. She graduated from West Lincoln High School in 1974, where she was voted “Miss West Lincoln.” She was a member of Mt. Zion Church of Christ and was faithful in attending the ladies’ Bible Studies. Mrs. Griffin enjoyed reading and she adored her dog, “Littleman,” which she had to say goodbye to in May of 2021. Mrs. Griffin leaves behind a legacy of faith and grace, she will be missed by all who loved her.

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She is preceded in death by her husband, Jackie Griffin; and her parents.

Those who are left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Ashley Laird (Randy) and Alisha Cook (Dennis); and a host of other loving family members and friends, as well as her faith family at Mt. Zion Church of Christ.

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