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ADINA—Jo Ann “ Granny” Haggard Griffith, 73, died Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at her residence in Adina.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at Adina Christian Church with Pastor Freddy Murphy officiating. Burial will be at Adina Cemetery.

Visitation is set for 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, May 9, at Adina Christian Church.

Mrs. Griffith was born Feb. 16, 1941, to Virgil and Mildred (Morrison) Haggard in Pleasant Hill.

She at tended Lexington schools, graduating in 1959.

She married Earl Wayne Griffith on Feb. 3, 1960, in Elgin.

Mrs. Griffith worked all her life, but her passion was to be the best wife, mother, ‘Granny’ and friend.

She enjoyed cooking, gardening, being outside and her chickens.

Mrs. Griffith was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Mildred Maxine Haggard; and a brother, VT Haggard.

Survivors are her husband, Earl Wayne Griffith of Lexington; two sons, Darrell Griffith and wife Sandy, Terry Griffith and wife Johnna, all of Lexington; a daughter, Kimberly Malkey and husband Edward of Lexington; her grandchildren, Michael and Erin Griffith, Tracy and Eric Pillack, Jackie and Daniel King, Brian Griffith, Savannah Griffith, Timothy Griffith and Destiny Griffith; her great-grandchildren, Tristan and Natalie Griffith, Katelyn and Beau Pillack, Ashton and Trevor King, Destiny, Alex, Coylton, Evelyn, Bryson and Fayth Duncan; three sisters, Joyce Hamff and husband Clarence of Dime Box, Tommye Sue Moore and husband David “Mo,” Beverly Wilson and husband James, all of Giddings; and an aunt, Dorothy Williams and husband Harold of Killeen; also, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, church family and friends.

Pallbearers will be Michael Griffith, Eric Pillack, Daniel King, Russell Dismukes, Jason Dismukes and Jimmy Wilson.

Honorary pallbearers are Clarence Hamff, James Wilson and David “Mo” Moore.

Memorials may be made to Adina Christian Church or Adina Youth Group at 5892 County Road 309, Lexington, TX 78947.


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