Paul R. Griffing

February 18, 1933September 1, 2020

Paul R. Griffing, 87, passed away on Tuesday, September 1, 2020. Private services will be held.

Mr. Griffing was born on February 18, 1933 in Brownsville, MS. He proudly served in the US Navy. He and his wife owned and operated Oak Forest Auto Parts Store from 1969-2000. Mr. Griffing was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing and golfing.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Asa Mercer Griffing and Ruth Sorge Griffing, as well as numerous siblings.

Mr. Griffing is survived by his wife, Dorothy Griffing; daughters, Brenda Flowers (Alan) and Cathy Gardner (Sam); his grandchildren, Chase Flowers, Regan Flowers and Peyton Simon; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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Janie Wilson

September 12, 2020

Brenda, so sorry for the loss of your father. I know you will miss him.
Think about you often.
Will continue to keep you and your family in prayer.

With sympathy,
Kirby and Janie Wilson

Ramona & Steve Parker

September 5, 2020

We are so sorry about your Dad. But so thankful he is no longer in pain and thankful for the promise of eternal life and a glorious reunion. Y’all remain in our prayers. Love you...

Dot Adcox

September 4, 2020

I love you Uncle Paul. You were there when I needed you. Rest with Love.

Your Niece...Dot Griffing Adcox.

David & Mary Ann Wilke

September 2, 2020

Wonderful memories of this dear friend, hunting buddy, and fishing pal. Friends and neighbors for 50 years. Oh, the memories of Oak Forest Auto Parts, happy memories! Paul loved his family and was a true friend who will be greatly missed. RIP dear friend.

Elaine Hinton

September 2, 2020

I am so sorry to hear that Mr. Paul has passed! He was a wonderful friend and man to many! He was a great boss as well as teacher to my late husband, Jerry. He will be greatly missed. Deepest sympathy and Love to his family! Always. Elaine Hinton


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