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Celebrating the life of

Elizabeth Garner Griffin

July 06, 1941 - April 30, 2024

Elizabeth Garner Griffin

Elizabeth Gayle Garner Griffin, 82, passed away April 30, 2024.  She was born July 6, 1941, in Sandersville, GA to the late Wilson and Elizabeth Louise Vickers Garner.  Mrs. Griffin was a R.N., having trained at Candler Hospital, and later working for the American Red Cross.  She also was the R.N. for the State Capital of Georgia, taking care of the medical needs of Legislators.  She also worked for other facilities in Augusta, Atlanta, Valdosta, and Tifton, GA, all while moving around with her husband’s job with Georgia Power.  Mrs. Griffin was a former member of Southside Baptist Church in Savannah, and attended the Episcopal Church in Augusta, and St. Matthews Episcopal Church in Atlanta.  She loved art and painting, and especially working in her yard planting flowers.  When she and James moved to a different city, they would dig up their azaleas and replant in their new yard.     

She is survived by her husband of 57 years, James Gordon Griffin of Moody, AL, daughter Elizabeth Griffin of Moody, brother, Gary Wilson Garner (Jenny), nephew Gary Garner, Jr., niece, Ginger Garner, and her fur baby daughter, Gabby, who was her loyal companion. 

The Funeral Service will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, May 3, 2024, at Fox & Weeks, Hodgson Chapel with Rev. Alan Bosson officiating.   Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.



What a lovely lady. Our condolences to her family from the Caregiver Support Group of Leeds.

- Elizabeth C Gregory, Leeds, AL

Beth and other family members, I am so sorry for your loss. Just remember Psalms 145:18, "The Lord is close to all who call on Him." May the Lord comfort you and your family as you walk through this time of loss. Sneding Love and Blessings.

- Charlene Evans, Homewood, AL

Jim, we are so sorry. Gayle was a precious person. We send you our love and prayers from the Senior Center.

- Audrey Bryan, Leeds, Alabama

Jimmy and Beth, so sorry for your loss. Friends for many years, started in High School. Prayers for your family. ♥️ Bette McDaniel

- Bette McDaniel , Phenix City, Al

Margie, Ed & Beverly are sad Gayle has passed to a better place as she was our family go to woman for all who needed! Family will miss her wisdom, kindness & tender heart forever caring for others. She & Jim did did leave wonderful children that will carry on her legacy! What a dynamic woman that will be in our hearts forever!

- Family of Jo R Vickers , Suwanee, GA

Jim and Beth, I am so sorry for your loss. Gayle was such a wonderful, engaging and supportive person always cheerful with something positive or amusing to say. I hope you find peace and comfort in your warm memories. She will be missed by all, including Gabby

- Bob and Klari tedrow, Ashville, Alabama

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel