Henry Steed Griffin, 84, of East Ridge died on Wednesday, September 10, 2014.
He was a member of Jones Memorial United Methodist Church, the Pioneer Sunday School Class and the Men’s Club. Steed was a graduate of Berry College and had worked as an architect with Selmon T. Franklin.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry Albert and Marie Morris Griffin; two sisters, Charlotte Terrell and Willie “Bill” Long; one brother Wade Griffin.
Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Emma Ellen Kenemer Griffin; son, David (Claudette) Griffin of Hixson; daughter, Lisa (Jim) Steele of Ooltewah; two grandsons, Carter Griffin and Spencer Griffin; one sister, Melba Sheffield of Quitman, Ga.; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 14, at Jones Memorial United Methodist Church with the Rev. Larry Dial and the Rev. John Andrus officiating. Burial will be in West Hill Cemetery in Dalton. The body will lie in state at the church from 1:30–2 p.m. on Sunday.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Saturday at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home 404 South Moore Road, East Ridge, Tn.
Memorial contributions may be made to Uganda Children’s Project, Inc., PO Box 23331, Chattanooga, Tn. 37422.
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