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“Darris you will be dearly missed my friend, you have always been a wonderful person who cared deeply for others around you. God has just gained a new...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Richard & Tamara Poole - KY

“Mother Griffin, we already spoke! I, wanted to give my condolences to the adult kid's, grandchildren and extended family! Elder Griffin meant a like...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Betty Musa - Gadjgo - Lavergne, TN

“He will really be missed he was like a second dad to me for many years and I learned a lot from him built some cool projects together and did a lot...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Stan Nix - Evansville, IN

“Our heartfelt condolences and prayers for the family ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Neeley - Lavergne, TN

“So sorry Joann for the loss of your brother. Ron and I are praying for you and all the family. God bless and give strength and comfort. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Ron & Paula Martin - Gainesboro, TN

“Ruby, our deepest condolences. We didn't know Darris well, but Jim enjoyed visiting with him at the reunions. I know you will miss him immensely,...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Hilda Quisenberry - Louisville, KY

DUNMOR - Darris Fay Griffin, 79, of Dunmor, died Saturday, February 9, 2019, at 9:35PM at his home. Mr. Griffin was born March 28, 1939, in Muhlenberg County. He was a coal miner and member of Nelson Pentecostal Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Kelly and Nola Griffin; brothers Darrell, Jesse, and Leonard Griffin; and sisters Betty Reed and Shirley Avery.

He is survived by his wife, Ruby Maxine McElwain Griffin; children Maria Smith of Central City, Linda (Mike) Fox of Elizabethtown, Vicki (David) Arvin of Bremen, Joseph Wayne (Jamey) Griffin of Lavergne, TN, and Kelly Jakob of Murfreesboro, TN; grandchildren Kristoffer, Nathan, Misty, Heather, Elizabeth, Amy, Jodie, Stephanie, Chelsea, Eric, Scott, and Leslie; 21 great-grandchildren; brothers Wendell Griffin of Central City and Larry Griffin of Owensboro; and sister Joann Beasley of Greenville.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at 11:00AM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City, with Rev. Carlos Saddler officiating, assisted by Rev. Paul Uzzle. Burial in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday after 5:00PM at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at