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James E. Griggs

January 29, 2023

James E. Griggs, age 85, passed away Sunday, January 29, 2023 in Nashville.
James was born April 9, 1937 in Bowling Green, Kentucky, and was the son of the late Henry Gaston and Annie Lou Fagon Griggs. James was a founding member and pastor of Deer Point Community Church.
James is survived by his children, Rita Sue Briggs of Shelbyville, Linda Gail (Wyatt) Flannery of Lewisburg, and Robert D. Griggs of Shelbyville; grandchildren, Wayne (Gail) Segroves, Charity (Terence) Halburnt, Ashley Bilbrey, Jamie Flannery, Wyatt Earp Flannery, Stephanie Ann Griggs and James Robert D. Griggs; 17 great-grandchildren; brother, Lewis Griggs and sister, Marie Griggs. Along with his parents, James is preceded in death by first wife, Helen Griggs and second wife, Jean Vanderpool Griggs.
Family members will receive friends on Thursday, February 2, 2023 from 4-6 p.m. at Lawrence Funeral Home, Chapel Hill. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Friday, February 3, 2023 from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Ronnie Adams officiating and visitation beginning at 12 noon. Burial will follow at the Swanson Cemetery.
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

LAWRENCE FUNERAL HOME and CREMATION SERVICES, Chapel Hill, TN, 364-2233, (www.lawrencefuneral.net) in charge of arrangements.