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Azelle Griggs

April 2, 1927April 22, 2021
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Azelle Pate Griggs, 94, of Bivins, TX passed away April 22, 2021 at her home. Mrs. Griggs was born April 2, 1927 in Linden, TX. She was a member of Oil City United Pentecostal Church, Oil City, LA.

She is preceded in death by her husband, James W. Griggs, Sr.; daughters, Rose Marie Griggs and Mary Ann Hargrove; and granddaughter, Stephanie Griggs.

Survivors include her children, James W. Griggs, Jr. and wife, Theresa of Hot Springs, AR, Kathy Hollis and husband Larry Hollis of Atlanta, TX, Kenneth Griggs of Texarkana, TX, Leo Griggs and wife, Linda of Dallas, TX, Arthur Griggs of Bivins, TX, Suzanne Terry and husband, Leslie Terry of Bivins, TX and Tracy Griggs of Sherwood, AR; 31 grandchildren; 62 great grandchildren; and 9 great great grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m., Monday, April 26, 2021 at East Funeral Home - Moores Lane with Rev. James Kent Rhoads officiating. Burial will be in Shiloh Cemetery under the direction of East Funeral Home - Moores Lane.

Family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m., Monday at the funeral home.

Memorials can be made to Oil City United Pentecostal Church, Oil City, LA.

Condolences may be made at www.eastfuneralhomes.com or www.facebook.com/eastfuneralhome.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • James Griggs
  • Clint Griggs
  • Kenny Griggs
  • Bryan Griggs
  • Leo Griggs
  • Dustin Terry
  • Steven Terry
  • Troy Savell
  • Skye Hargrove
  • Lakin Hargrove
  • Landon Griggs

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Funeral Service

    Monday, April 26, 2021

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Visitation, Burial

Memories

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Nancy Verba

April 26, 2021

My prayers for the family. Sis. Griggs was a wonderful Christian. She came to Landmark Pentecostal Church for a long time and we truly loved her. Nancy Verba

Pam Wiley

April 25, 2021

I loved my Aunt Azelle. She was so meek and loving and a true worshipper. She will be missed by all. I pray all of you will have peace and know she is in a better place. Please stay in contact with me. Miss all of you. Pam Wiley 979-418-1870

Donita Bolt

April 24, 2021

I truly loved this wonderful woman. My children loved her very much. She looked after us most of our life. Such a caring and loving person. Truly a lady. You will truly be missed.

Frances Bell- powell

April 24, 2021

Remember her as a very sweet lady and thoughts go out to the family.

Karie McGuire

April 23, 2021

We didn't know Azelle but she must have been an amazing woman to have raised such a wonderful family. So very sorry.
Mike and Karie McGuire

Sandra and Miles Pilatzke

April 23, 2021

We are so saddened to learn of the passing of Ms. Griggs. She was always so sweet and kind and always remembered to ask how my family was doing and never forgot the names of people she asked about. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her. May your precious memories and the thoughts and prayers of others bring you peace now and in the difficult days ahead. God Bless you all.
Our deepest condolences,
Miles and Sandra (Hay) Pilatzke

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Biography

Azelle Pate Griggs, 94, of Bivins, TX passed away April 22, 2021 at her home. Mrs. Griggs was born April 2, 1927 in Linden, TX. She was a member of Oil City United Pentecostal Church, Oil City, LA.

She is preceded in death by her husband, James W. Griggs, Sr.; daughters, Rose Marie Griggs and Mary Ann Hargrove; and granddaughter, Stephanie Griggs.

Survivors include her children, James W. Griggs, Jr. and wife, Theresa of Hot Springs, AR, Kathy Hollis and husband Larry Hollis of Atlanta, TX, Kenneth Griggs of Texarkana, TX, Leo Griggs and wife, Linda of Dallas, TX, Arthur Griggs of Bivins, TX, Suzanne Terry and husband, Leslie Terry of Bivins, TX and Tracy Griggs of Sherwood, AR; 31 grandchildren; 62 great grandchildren; and 9 great great grandchildren.

Services will be 2 p.m., Monday, April 26, 2021 at East Funeral Home - Moores Lane with Rev. James Kent Rhoads officiating. Burial will be in Shiloh Cemetery under the direction of East Funeral Home - Moores Lane.

Family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m., Monday at the funeral home.

Memorials can be made to Oil City United Pentecostal Church, Oil City, LA.

Condolences may be made at www.eastfuneralhomes.com or www.facebook.com/eastfuneralhome