November 29, 1924 - January 12, 2022
Lois Nezebeth McKeithen Griffin, age 97, of Auburn, Georgia, went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, January 12, 2022. She was predeceased by her husband of 69 years, Kenneth Z. Griffin, who died on June 5, 2011. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Magdalene & William McElreath of Dunwoody, GA; son and daughter-in-law, Michael & Denise Griffin of Auburn, GA; granddaughter, Destiny Johnston and grandson and his wife, Jason and Peyton Griffin, all of Winder, GA; great grandchildren, Autumn Lyn Sager, Cole Michael Griffin, Addison Crowe, Maddox Crowe, and Healan Crowe; sister, Marguerite Brown of SC; and many other relatives and friends. Lois was also predeceased by her parents, Mert M. McKeithen and Ruby E. Hudson McKeithen; three sisters, Mildred, Cordelia, and Jean and one brother. Lois was born in Port St. Joe, Florida on November 29, 1924, and graduated from Chipley High School in Chipley, Florida. During World War II while her husband was fighting overseas, Lois worked in a factory sewing fabric for zeppelins for the war effort. She later worked many years as the office manager in the family business, T.L. Griffin & Sons paint contracting in Decatur, Georgia. T.L. Griffin & Sons opened and operated the first Porter Paint store in the State of Georgia. Lois enjoyed helping her customers select wallpaper and colors for their homes. She also enjoyed decorating, fishing, and flowers, particularly Camellias. She was an avid reader and a wonderful cook. Her coconut cake and data nut loaf were family favorites but her potato salad could not be beat. She also had a deep and abiding faith. Lois’s greatest joy in life was caring for her family, a role she performed well and faithfully. She will be deeply missed. It was Lois wishes to be cremated and laid to rest alongside her beloved husband, Kenneth. A private family service will be held in the Spring. Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.wagesfuneralhome.com. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, 120 Scenic Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30046 (770-963-2411) has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Lois Nezebeth McKeithen Griffin, age 97, of Auburn, Georgia, went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, January 12, 2022. She was predeceased by her husband of 69 years, Kenneth Z. Griffin, who died on June 5, 2011. She is survived by her... View Obituary & Service Information
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