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Jerry Griffis

January 6, 1949 ~ March 31, 2018 (age 69)

Mr. Jerry Griffis, 69 of Lakeland passed away Saturday, March 31, 2018 at his residence.  Mr. Griffis was born January 6, 1949 to the late Gerald & Mary Louise Clark Griffis.  He was a painter and enjoyed fishing.
Survivors include his nieces, Serena Griffis (Jerry Smith) of Lakeland, and Amanda (Paul) Manning of Barney; nephew, Buck (Mary Jane) Poucher of Quitman; great nieces, Carlisa Murray, Brianna Poucher, Kynleigh Poucher, Juana McGuire; great nephews, Gauge Smith, Dalton Dryman, Leland Smith, Skyler Manning, Dustin Manning, Kelin Manning, and Anthony Manning; numerous great great nieces & nephews; and one sister, Claudette Jackson.  Mr. Griffis was preceded in death by his brother, Emory Charles Griffis, and a great nephew, Chandler Manning.
A graveside service will be held Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Cat Creek Cemetery with his niece, Amanda Manning officiating.  The family will be receiving friends Tuesday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Maxwell-Purvis Funeral Home.  

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