As of Friday, October 12, 2012
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William Thomas Griffith Sr. “Griff” 82 of Jonesboro Ga. died at home October 11, 2012 after a lengthily battle with cancer. He was born August 1930 in Warren County Ga. and was the son of the late Inus Howard Griffith and Ruby Mae Griffith Watson. He was retired from Clayton County D.O.T., as well as helped establish Leach Sand and Gravel for over 30 plus years, was a member of the Brick Layers Local Union 33 since 1954, and served Clayton County law enforcement under Chief Howard Smith back in the 1970’s.
Funeral services will be held Sunday October 14 at 2 p.m. from the Beggs Funeral Home chapel with Rev. Beverly Casstevens officiating burial will follow in Johnson Cemetery. Survivors include his daughter Angela Lee Frazee and son-in-law Delbert D. Frazee III “Don” of Jonesboro; brother Inus Howard Griffith of Jackson; sister Cornelia Neil Hinton of Thomson; grandchildren Delbert D. Frazee IV; Tabitha A. Frazee; great grandchild Aiden D. Frazee and five other grandchildren and great grandchildren. Mr. Griffith was preceded in death by his wife Dessie Lee Newsome Griffith and sons W.T. Griffith Jr., John David Griffith; brothers Robert Pierce Griffith and Franklin Eugene Griffith as well as his sisters Ella Mae and Mae Bette. The family will receive friends and family from 6 until 8 p.m. Saturday Oct. 13 at Beggs Funeral Home. Please visit BeggsFuneralHome.com for additional obituary information or to sign the family’s personal guest book. Beggs Funeral Home Thomson, Georgia 706-595-4100