Pocahontas – Sterlin “Speck” Howard Griffin, 73, passed away Monday, October 24, 2011 at Five Rivers Medical Center.
Born November 03, 1937 in Corning, AR to the late E.L. Griffin and Minnie Johnson Griffin.
He is also preceded in death by two brothers; Burlin and E.J. Griffin.
He is survived by wife Shirley Griffin of the home, children; Rick Griffin of Paragould, Todd and wife Lisa Griffin of Pocahontas, Shawn and wife Andrea Griffin of Potosi, MO, Randy and wife Netta Meeks of Pocahontas, Debbie Lewis of Pocahontas, Rick and wife Beth Meeks of Pocahontas, Gina and husband Darrell Woods of Cloverbend, AR and Greg Meeks and special friend Barbara of Pocahontas. 19 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild, four sisters; Irine Nettles of Corning, Lorine Goodway of Holt, MO, Katherine Wilson of Hannibal, MO and Dena Payne of Poplar Bluff, MO.
Funeral services will be held Friday, October 28, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with Nelson Henderson officiating. Burial will follow in Randolph Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be held Thursday night from 5-8 p.m.
Pallbearers include: Jesse Meeks, Rick Meeks, Courtney Meeks, Jeremy Lewis, Kurt Light and Jared Griffin.
Honorary Pallbearer: Hunter Gates