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Evelyn Faye Griggs

August 14, 1941 — January 7, 2016

 *** Due to Inclement weather, the graveside service originally scheduled for tomorrow has been postponed until next Saturday, January 30th at 11:00 a.m.***

Evelyn Faye Griggs, age 74, of Murfreesboro, a native of Macon County, TN, passed away on Thursday, January 7, 2016.  Graveside services for Evelyn Griggs will be held on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. from the Anderson & Son Memorial Park.  The family will have a Celebration of Life and covered dish meal directly after the graveside service at the Anderson & Son Funeral Home Social Building.  She was one of five children born to the late Woodrow and Louise (Cook) Owen.  She was married to Kenneth Griggs on December 23, 1967, who preceded her in death on July 29, 2005.  In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Jerry Owen and sister, Mary Lou Owen.  Evelyn was a member of Christiana Baptist Church. She was a wonderful caring woman, friend, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.  She worked at the Silk Mill for over 20 year and Borders Books Distribution Store.    She is survived by her children Melissa Griggs of Smyrna, GA and Clark Griggs of Christiana, TN; grandchildren Kenya Renner of Murfreesboro, TN, Kelsey Fletcher of Woodbury, TN; great-grandchild Ivery Burgess of Woodbury, TN; sister Helen Sutton and husband Larry Sutton of Red Boiling Springs, TN; brother Joe Owen and wife Rosie Owen of Lafayette, TN; sister in law Sandra Owen of Lafayette, TN and her nieces and nephews. The family has suggested donations be made to the American Cancer Society.   Those may be sent directly or given at the Anderson & Son Funeral Home at the time of the graveside service.

Arrangements by ANDERSON & SON FUNERAL HOME,Lafayette,  615-666-4011,

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