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Roy Malvin Griffith

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Funeral services for Roy Malvin Griffith, 69, of Sulphur Springs are been set for 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, at Tapp Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ricky Grffith officiating.

Interment will follow in Restlawn Memorial Park with Danny Turner, Thomas Griffith, Keith Griffith, Stacey Pelton, Thomas Griffith and Joseph Pelton serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers include Ray Wear and Curtis Wear.

A visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, at Tapp Funeral Home 

Roy Malvin Griffith passed away Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, at East Texas Medical Center in Tyler.

He  was born in El Dorado, Ark., on June 14, 1943, the son of Malvin Griffith and Violet Jones Griffith.

He married Bessie Pearl Adams in Paris, Texas, on July 30, 1970. She survives.

He was part of the U.S. Army, then later became a heavy equipment operator. He was a member of an Assembly of God Church.

Other survivors include two sons, Charles Keith Griffith of Dallas and Thomas Allen Griffith of Petersburg, Ind.; one stepson, Danny Lee Turner of Blossom; two daughters, Tammy Renee Griffith of Dallas and Janet Lynn Schober of Duncanville; one stepdaughter, Norma Lynn Welch of Blossom; two brothers, Johnny Wayne Griffith of Midlothian and Ricky Griffith of Comanche; three sisters, Linda Trapp of El Dorado, Ark., Patricia Washington of Mississippi and Regina Simmons of Diana; 14 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Darrell Wayne Griffith; and one grandson, Eric Stephens.

Arrangements are under the direction of Tapp Funeral Home.





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