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“My beloved dear friend and neighbor.Doris will forever be an amazing gift inmy life.What a woman!You will be missed.♥ ”
1 of 1 | Posted by: Mary Macias - Waycross, GA

Mrs. Doris Lane Griffin, 93, died Wednesday (March 7, 2018) at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah, GA following a short illness. She was a native of Hoboken but had lived most of her life in Jesup and Waycross. She was married to the late Pury Donald Griffin and was preceded in death by a daughter, Carolyn Bryant; her parents, William Lawton Lane and Mattie Williams Lane; and her sisters and brothers, Thelma Lee, Edna Lane, Lois Coad, Helen Crews, Hazel Byrd, Joyce Johns, Robert Lane and W.B. Lane. Doris was a graduate of Hoboken High School and played basketball at her alma mater. During the war, she worked in the Brunswick Shipyard while her husband served in the U.S.Army. They moved to Jesup where she worked in a dental office and then ran a daycare facility with her daughter. She is a former member of First Baptist Church in Jesup. After moving to Waycross, she became a member of Second Baptist Church and she loved being a member of the Faithful Sunday School Class. Mrs. Griffin loved meeting people. Family and friends meant the world to her and she stayed constantly active and loved to visit. She reached out to anyone in need and was always generous in heart. Survivors include her son, Perry Donald Griffin (wife Deborah) of Waycross; her grandchildren, Stacey Robinson (husband Craig) and her son Koltan Robinson, Lori Tison and her daughter Lainee Brook Howell, David Smith and Craig Cochran (wife Shannon); and several great grandchildren. A funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday (March 10, 2018) at Second Baptist Church. Burial will be in High Bluff Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends at Music Funeral Home Friday night from 6 until 8. Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com.

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