Mrs. Jolynn Perkins Griggers

Mrs. Jolynn Perkins Griggers, age 83, of Newnan, GA, passed away Sept. 12, 2013.

She was born on Sept. 9, 1930, in Fulton County to Hollis Perkins and Bertha Benefield Perkins. She attended West Georgia College where she met her husband, William M. Griggers. They were married for 64 loving, Christian years. She also attended Georgia State and Georgia Teachers College in Statesboro. Jolynn was an English and media teacher with the Fulton County School System, retiring in 1984.

Jolynn was a true Christian, reading her Bible daily, and was a Sunday school teacher for many years. She leaves behind her husband, William (Bill) Griggers; her son, William M. Griggers Jr.; one grandson, Benjamin R. Griggers; one sister, Evelyn Tibbits; one sister-in-law, Elizabeth Perkins; a best friend in Willine Barnet; and several cousins, nieces, and nephews. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.higginshillcrestchapel.com .

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at Higgins Hillcrest Chapel with Rev. Jimmy Patterson officiating. Interment will follow at Holly Hill Memorial Park in Fairburn. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, Sept. 13, 5-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Southwest Christian Care, 7225 Lester Road, Union City, GA 30291.

Higgins Hillcrest Chapel Funeral Home, Newnan, 770-253-4723





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