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Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Virginia Ann Harkins Griffin, age 77 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, April 30, 2018. Mrs. Griffin was born in Jefferson, Georgia a daughter of the late Charlie and Narcy Carder Harkins, was a retired substitute teacher and was a member of the Braselton Tabernacle of Praise. Mrs. Griffin was loved by many and in return loved everyone herself. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Griffin is preceded by sisters, Janis Griffin and Evelyn Bryan, brother, Jesse Harkins, son, Timothy Robert Griffin and daughter, Cheryl Griffin.
Survivors include her husband of fifty-nine years, Billy Ray “Lightning” Griffin of Hoschton. Daughter, Patty Peacock and her husband Jeff of Pendergrass, three sons, Eddie Griffin of Hoschton, Tony Griffin and his wife Anita of Jefferson, and Terry Griffin of Covington. Nine grandchildren and seven great grandchildren also survive.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M. Thursday, May 3, 2018 from the Chapel of Evans Funeral Home with Reverend Scott Bagwell and Dwight Brooks officiating with burial to follow in the Walnut Fork Baptist Church Cemetery. Gentlemen honored as pallbearers are Lane Mealey, Jesse Pete Harkins, Shawn Murdock, Russ Griffin, Ricky Griffin and Tony Griffin and Tommy Brooks as honorary pallbearer. The family will receive friends 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Griffin Family, P.O. Box 234, Jefferson, Georgia 30549.
Evans Funeral Home, Inc., 1350 Winder Highway, Jefferson, Georgia. 706-367-5467.
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