Originally created 09/24/98

Mr. Marion Griffin Sr.

Mr. Marion D. Griffin Sr., 83, of 301 Laney Walker Blvd., died Sunday, Sept. 20, 1998, at Kentwood Nursing Facility.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Antioch Baptist Church with the Rev. K.B. Martin officiating. Burial will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery.

Mr. Griffin, a native of Augusta, had retired from the Naval shipyard at Charleston, S.C. He was a Baptist.

The family said though physically departed, he is immortalized as a wonderful husband, dependable brother and very caring father and grandfather.

Survivors include his wife, Marile J. Griffin; a son, Marion D. Griffin Jr.; two daughters, Delores Burnley and Hattie Lamar; a sister, Marie Griffin; and 12 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Willie Frazier, Woody Melton, John Naylor, Solomon Green, Sylance Scott and Eddie Williams.

Friends may call at 305 W. Terrace Court or at Dent's Undertaking Establishment.