Griffith, Kennedy Elizabeth (Jasper)

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Kennedy “the Warrior” Elizabeth Griffith,16, of Jasper, TN, died on Tuesday, December 18, 2012.

Kennedy was born October 9, 1996. She had attended Marion County Schools and was currently a Sophomore at Baylor in Chattanooga . She was also a member of Sulphur Springs Untied Medthodist Church.

She is survived by her mother, Pamela Wells Griffith; father and step-mother, Mark Griffith and Amy; brother, Tyler Moore; sisters, Shelby Moore, Kolbe and Hagan Lacey Griffith; grandparents, Mamie Lou Wells and Hebert Wells Jr. and Wayne and Toni Griffith; special aunt, Jan Coffelt; and other aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral services will be conducted from the gym of Marion County High School, at 1 p.m. CST, on Friday, December 21. Interment will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery in Jasper.

The family will receive friends, at the funeral home until 9 p.m. CST, on Thursday, December 20.

Tate Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.


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