September 7, 1950February 1, 2018

Alfred E. Griffith, age 67 of Maryville passed away on February 1, 2018. He was the son of the late Earl Griffith and Doshia Heaton. Mr. Griffith had worked at Robertshaw before retiring from Y-12. Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, William Hall. Mr. Griffith was a member of the New Providence Lodge # 128 of Maryville and a member of Maryville First Church of God. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy from 1969-1973. He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Iva Griffith; daughters: Vickie Marlow (Randy) and Melissa Cupil (Isaac); grandchildren: Jacob, Garrett, Kayla and Kellie; great grandchildren: Nevaeh, Natalie and Roman; sisters: Cheryl and Brenda, and brother, Elmer “Bo”. The Funeral Service for Mr. Griffith will be held on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 3:00 pm in Sherwood Chapel. Pastors Kent Sellars and Raymond Clore will officiate. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 1-3 pm in the chapel. Burial will follow in Sherwood Memorial Park. Please visit to leave condolences for the family.


  • Visitation Saturday, February 3, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, February 3, 2018


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Aaron Tallent

February 3, 2018

We are so sorry for your loss, Al was a wonderful person and he will be surely missed. Please let us know if you need anything Iva. Our sympathy, Junior and Vickie Tallent (865) 724-1801

D.R. Roberts

February 2, 2018

Alfred was a good ol' guy. He was a good co-worker and a good man to work with. He was just a good man in general.
He made me a cake one year on my birthday and he would stop by the tractor dealer and get parts for me.