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





More Obituaries

Helen Patricia Watts

It was a rather warm day approaching the spring season on March 12, 1929 when Helen Patricia Watts was born in Troup County to the late Raws ... Read More


Mr. Matthew G. Brown

Matthew G. Brown gave up his 30 year long battle with SMA on June 30, 2015. Being told he would not live past the age of 3 but making it to ... Read More


Mr. Andrew T. Taylor

Mr. Andrew T. Taylor of Toccoa, born November 22, 1936, entered the Golden Gates of Heaven on June 30, 2015 at approximately 6 a.m. Andrew w ... Read More


Mr. Leslie Scott 'Mickey' Hill

Mr. Leslie Scott "Mickey" Hill, born May 8, 1939, in Alabama, died on July 3, 2015. Mr. Hill retired from General Motors. Surviving are his ... Read More


Mr. Hoyt Duncan Cohran Jr

Mr. Hoyt Duncan Cohran Jr., age 74, of Fleming Road, Luthersville, GA, formerly of Young Harris, GA, passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at ... Read More

Mrs. Janet Lee Daniels

Mrs. Janet Lee Daniels, age 44 of Newnan, died July 1, 2015. She was born in Lanette, Alabama, on May 2, 1971, to Rita Dean “Slaton&rd ... Read More