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Mr. Glen O. Griffin

October 7, 1929 — February 24, 2017

Glen O. Griffin, age 87, of Greenback TN, passed away Friday, February 24, 2017 at his home. After the death of his wife, Betty, in 1997, he began driving the van with the Kerbela Shriners taking children for treatment at their regional hospitals. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge for over 50 years. He was preceded in death by his wife; son, Glen M. Griffin; parents, Clarence and Fannie Griffin; sister, Shirley (Marvin) Butler; and brother, Charles (Effie) Griffin. He is survived by his sister, Betty (Shorty) Forman; daughters, Katherine Griffin Urena Chuck and JoAnna Griffin Smith; beloved grandchildren, Amber Urena, Alexander “Alika” Chuck, and Dylan Smith; many beloved nephews and nieces. If you would like to share a memory with the family, a Celebration of Life will be held on March 25, 2017 from 2-4 pm at Sycamore Tree United Methodist Church, 1830 Clydesdale Street, Maryville, TN 37801. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children (make checks payable to Shriner’s Hospital for Children), 1900 Richmond Road, Lexington, KY 40502 or to Sycamore Tree United Methodist Church. Arrangements by Cremation By Grandview; 865-806-8170, www.CremationByGrandview.com To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Mr. Glen O. Griffin please visit our Sympathy Store.
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