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Bailey Vaughn Griggs, 96, of Cuzick, passed away Sunday, November 13, 2016, at his home.
He was born in Madison County, December 4, 1919, to Vernon V. and Mary Jane Benton Griggs, both of whom preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Mary Katherine Curry Griggs. He was a farmer and retired school bus driver, serving Madison County Schools for 17 years. Bailey was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII.
Survivors include: his daughters, Anita Portwood and Edith (Alex) Johnson, both of Richmond; three grandchildren, Gary Portwood, Jr. (Miranda), Mary Johnson, and Seth Johnson; one brother, Vernon Griggs of Tennessee; three sisters, Florence Perkins of Indiana, Stella Cobb and Jean Tucker, both of Richmond.
Funeral service for Bailey Griggs will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 16, 2016, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery, with military honors. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of service on Wednesday.
Pallbearers will be Gary Portwood, Jr., Alex Johnson, Seth Johnson, Steve Curry, Wayne Griggs, and David Matthews.
Condolences may be expressed at www.orpfh.com
Published on November 14, 2016
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