Celebrating the life of

Elaine K. Doak

Passed away on December 07, 2020

Elaine K. Doak

Elaine Kerby Doak went to be with her Lord and Savior on December 7, 2020.  She was born in Bulloch County to Bertha and Frank Kerby.  Raised in Claxton, she moved to Savannah to work with Southern Bell (later BellSouth and AT&T), where she spent 42 years as an exemplary and dedicated employee. 

She was married to Clarence Griffin (widowed in 1949) and to Richard Doak from 1953 to 1963.

She was a longtime active member of Crossroads Baptist Church.  Elaine was a gentle, kind, and smart member of the Greatest Generation, she loved sharing stories of family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her siblings, Raymond Kerby, Hazel Kerby, Bessie Kerby Yentzer, and Gladys Kerby McDonald.

She is survived by her son, Gary Griffin, daughter, Diana Morrison (Michael) of Savannah, and George Franklin Kerby (Betty) of Effingham County.  Also survived by grandchildren, Cori Sessions, Kyle Griffin (Ruby), and Eric Griffin (Heather), five great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be held Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Crossroads Baptist Church.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.  Interment will be 2:00 p.m. in Brewton Cemetery, Hagan, GA.

In lieu of flowers the family requests remembrances be made to Crossroads Baptist Church, 8510 Middleground Road, Savannah, GA 31406, or The Rotary C.A.R.T. Fund.




MRS.Elaine was the best neighbor I every live next too .I love her so Dearly.. Peace be with family forever and ever AMEN.

- Mrs.williams, Savannah, Georgia

I Thanks GOd I got one more time to tell MRS.Elaine I love her so Dearly. GOD BLESSED the family.

- Mrs.williams, Savannah, Ga.

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel