Calvin Wallace Griffith

June 4, 1942 ~ March 22, 2013

Jennings Funeral services for Mr. Calvin Wallace Griffith, 70 will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, March 25, 2013 in the First Baptist Church of Jennings with Rev. L.W. Buller officiating. Burial will be in Jesse Johnson Memorial Cemetery in Kinder, LA under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home of Jennings. Mr. Griffith died Friday, March 22, 2013 at 9:40 a.m. in Franklin, Louisiana. Funeral home visitation will be held on Sunday, March 24, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Visitation on Monday will be from 8:00 a.m. until the time of service. Mr. Griffith was a native and lifelong resident of Jennings. He was a member of the Jennings First Baptist Church, attended USL where he received his B. S. in Business and was employed as an oilfield base dispatcher. He loved to read, go hunting, fishing and being outdoors. He is survived by his wife; Sarah Buller Griffith of Jennings, LA, a daughter; Elaine (Russell) Calvert of Houston, TX, two sons; Robert (Tracie) Griffith of Houston, TX and Jason (Bonnie) Manuel of Alexandria, VA, a sister; Delores (Richard) Robertson of Jennings, LA and a brother; Jimmy (Jan) Griffith of Jennings, LA, and six grandchildren. Mr. Griffith was preceded in death by his parents, Fred Harvard and Lois Bailey Griffith.

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  1. Sug, Jimmy…Sarah, Please know that you are in our prayers during these difficult times. May your wonderful family memories help you to remember the best times, and may they help to heal your hearts. ~Jane

  2. So sorry for your loss of Wallace. Suggie and I share MANY memories of long ago. Mike and I send sincere sympathy to the entire family!

  3. My prayers will be with the family of Wallace. I remember him well from high school He was always a hero! Annis Beard Shields JHS "61

  4. What good buds David & Wallace were throughout high school. Listening to those stories always brought laughter around the room. Wallace had an infectious smile and a fun sense of humor. He will be missed by many. Love, Joy LeBleu

  5. Sarah, My deepest condolences for you at this time in your life. Wallace will always live in my memory as will you.

  6. Jimmy – Sug – What great memories I treasure of our schooldays. What great adventures we had as kids and classmates, and that is how I will always remember him, along with that great sense of humor and laugh. Our deepest condolences to you, and his family. Suzie (Stockwell) and Dunham Smith

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