John Arthur Griffin Sr.

September 21, 1949May 31, 2018

John A. Griffin, Sr. –

"Rollo" "Bee" of Jackson, passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at the age of 68. He is survived by his seven children: Alfred Holton, Donnie Ray McCraw, Desi Reese, Sabrina Berry, Tarina Griffin-Fischer, LeRay Griffin, and John A. Griffin, Jr. Mr. Griffin leaves behind eighteen grandchildren and six great grandchildren; three siblings, Jimmata Richmond-Jones, James Richmond Jr., and Jimmie Culbreth Jr.; one beloved aunt, Rosa May Lee; cousin, Catherine Griffin; and a special friend, Johnnie “Pat” Mae Edwards. He also leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews, loving family members, and friends. Mr. Griffin was born in Ochlocknee, Georgia on September 21, 1949 to Jimmie Culbreth and Mattie Lee Griffin. He retired from Melling Tool after 43 years of service. He was a member of SAL-Saulk Trail Post and avid bowler. He enjoyed traveling, sports, and fishing. The family will receive friends for visitation at Patience-Montgomery Funeral Home on Friday, June 8, 2018 from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. A Home Going Service will be held at Faith Temple Church (1020 Blackstone Jackson 49202) on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 12:00 p.m.


  • Visitation Friday, June 8, 2018
  • Home Going Service Saturday, June 9, 2018

John Arthur Griffin Sr.

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Terri Watson

June 9, 2018

Our Deepest condolences for the family of John Arthur Griffin Sr. (Affectionately known to us as "Bee", we are deeply saddened by the loss of a family friend, we will cherish his memory in our hearts now and forever, prayers to all family and friends .......James & Terri Watson