Nobles Funeral Home and Crematory announces the graveside service for Mr. Jesse F. “J.F.” Griffin, age 80, who passed away Wednesday, January 12, 2022, at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. Mr. Griffin was a native and lifelong resident of Appling County and the owner of Griffin Electrical Machinery. He was a member, Deacon, Sunday School teacher, and the former sound technician for Satilla Missionary Baptist Church.
Mr. Griffin is preceded in death by his parents, John Henry, and Kate Kicklighter Griffin; one son, Jeffrey Frank Griffin; and four brothers, John L. Griffin, Bayne Griffin, James Holt Griffin, and Glenn Griffin.
Surviving is his wife of fifty-eight years, Phyllis Crosby Griffin; two daughters, Tammy S. Nix (William) and Lisa Hunter; three grandchildren, Rachael Hunter Cook (James), Joshua Hunter (Carrie), and Bryan Nix; two great grandchildren, Elisende and Aaralyn Cook; three sisters, Venola Giffin Miles, Vernie Griffin, and June Kimbrel (Randy) and several nieces, nephews and other family also survive.
A graveside service will be held Saturday, January 15, 2022, at 2:00 P.M. from the Satilla Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery with Reverend Mike Delaoch, Reverend Scottie Pitts, and a eulogy by James Futch.
Active Pallbearers are Bryan Nix, Joshua Hunter, John Thomas Kimbrel, Michael Hunter, Aubrey Lynch, and Stacy Crosby.
Honorary Pallbearers are Wilbur Murray, Daryl Youmans, Derryl Everett, Dale Sapp, Allen Ross, Eddie Smith, Bruce Hill, and the Deacons of Satilla Missionary Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Satilla Missionary Baptist Church, 5525 Satilla Church Rd. Baxley, GA 31513.
Nobles Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve the family of Mr. Jesse F. “J.F.” Griffin