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Official Obituary of

Geneva Griffith

May 10, 1941 ~ December 12, 2023 (age 82) 82 Years Old
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Geneva Griffith Obituary

Geneva Henry Lawson Griffith, age 82 of Robbins, TN passed away on Tuesday, December 12, 2023, at home with her loving family by her side. Born in the Brimstone community of Robbins on May 10, 1941, she was the daughter of the late Kaywood and Nellie (Harness) Henry. In 1964, Geneva gave her heart to Jesus and lived for him every day. She was a life-long member of Slick Rock Missionary Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening, ginsenging, and spending time with all of her family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, William Starling Lawson; her second husband, Russell “Rutt” Lee Griffith; brothers, London Harness, Claude, Clovis, Elmore, and Jake Henry; sisters, Dolly Sexton, Dorothy Sexton Lowe, Emma Lee Henry, and Oma Robbins.

Geneva is survived by her sons, William and wife Lisa Lawson and Tony Griffith; daughter, Angie and husband Jonathan Strunk; grandchildren, Tyler and wife Keshia, Ashley and husband Antwaun, Mariah (Jordan), Adian, Tanner, Ethan, and Emily; great grandchildren, Kinley, Rhett, Elise, Nova, Jaci, Suri, Amayah, Memphis, and Raelyn; special family, Jimmy Lee, Amy Moffette and their family who she claimed as children along with Kevin Sexton; special granddaughter, Katie Lawson who took care of her, and “grandson-in-law” Wyatt Stephens; sister, Corene Lowe; sister-in-law, Betty Henry; brother-in-law, Gerald Robbins; many other nieces, nephews, and special friends who she loved with all her heart. Special thanks to her hospice nurses, Angie and Megan.

Friends may visit with the Griffith family on Sunday, December 17, 2023 from 6 p.m. until time of the funeral service at 8 p.m. in the chapel of West-Murley Funeral Home with Bro. Carlie Duncan, Bro. Jerry Byrge, Bro. Donnie Umphrey, and Bro. Michael Massengale officiating. Music will be provided by Leshia Martin, William, Lisa, and Katie Lawson, Keshia Housley, and Carlie Duncan Singers.

Committal service will be on Monday, December 18, 2023 at 12 p.m. in the Slick Rock Cemetery in Robbins. Pallbearers will be: Freddie Lowe, Scotty Harness, Tyler Housley, Jimmy Lee Moffette, Little Man Moffette, Ethan Lowe, Ethan Strunk, and Scotty Griffith. Honorary pallbearers will be: Adian and Tanner Griffith, Jonathan Strunk, Wyatt Stephens, Rhett Lawson, Antwaun Johnson, and Jordan Byrd.

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