Celebrating the life of

Evelyn Marie "Penny" Griffin

Passed away on December 23, 2021

Evelyn Marie

Evelyn M. Griffin, 76, died peacefully December 23, 2021 at St. Joseph’s Hospital. She was born December 5, 1945, in Savannah, the daughter of John Herbert Oldfield Sr. and Evelyn Marie Oldfield (Brown).

Penny married the love of her life, Curtis Arnold Griffin, on January 18, 1980. They celebrated 41 years of marriage. She retired from the Chatham County Courthouse. Her pastime included painting, baking, and spending time with family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, John Allen Barker. Surviving in addition to her husband, Curtis Arnold Griffin, are her three children Martha Constance “Connie” Barker, Crystal Olivia Hicks (Drew), and Sybil Marie Kirkland; siblings John Oldfield (Gay), Susan Hethcox (Brian), William Oldfield (Rita), Mark Oldfield (Tricia), Gail Tirey (Tim), Rebecca Walsh (James); six grandchildren, Ashley Hoer (Douglas), John Bradley Craft (Meryl), Joshua Craft, Tyler Craft, Kody Kirkland, and Ryan Hicks; five great grandchildren, Douglas Hoer Jr., Evelyn Hoer, Summer Craft, Curtis Hoer, and Sawyer Craft; and 24 nieces and nephews. Her memory and love will live on in the hearts of her family.

Memorial Services will remain private.

Those wishing to honor her life can make a donation in her name to the American Diabetes Association.




Prayers to the family of Evelyn, she and I worked together for many years. God bless and keep you.

- Beverly Butler, Savannah , Georgia

A candle has been lit!

- Gay and John Oldfield , Savannah, GA

Oldfields and families, so sorry to hear of your loss of Penny. You will all be in my thoughts and prayers.

- David Vaughn, Savannah, GA

Wishing you the strength to face the days ahead and wonderful memories to cherish forever.


So sorry for her family.

- Dorre Miles, Midway, Ga

So sorry for your family's loss

- Gary Beatty , Savannah , GA

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel

  • A Private Service Will Be Held