Henry Cole Griffin

March 14, 1944 - June 05, 2010 

Henry Cole Griffin

March 14, 1944 - June 05, 2010 

Obituary for Henry Cole Griffin

Mr. Henry Cole Griffin age 66 passed away Saturday June 5, 2010 at Rutherford Hospital following an extended illness.

Born March 14, 1944 in Cleveland County he was retired from Parton Lumber Company, a Member Of Southern Baptist Church, Worshipful Master Mason of Spindale Lodge #673, Master Of The Royal Secret Of The 32nd Degree Of Ancient And Accepted Scottish Rites, Member Of The Hejaz Shrine and Member of The Hillbilly Clan #2.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife Lynn Crowe Griffin of the home, one daughter – Leigh Owens of Forest City; one son – Brian Griffin of Forest City; grandchildren – Victoria Walker, Hilari Griffin, Will Owens and Catilyn Owens.

He was preceded in death by his parents – Hubert Cole and Bernice Elizabeth Killian Griffin; and one brother George Killian Griffin.

Funeral services will be held 3 PM Wednesday June 9, 2010 at Southern Baptist Church with Rev. John Perry officiating. Mr. Griffin will lie in state 30 minutes prior to the service. Concluding services with Masonic Rites will be held at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6 – 9 PM Tuesday June 8, 2010 at Crowe’s Mortuary.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Southern Baptist Church Building Fund 140 Church Street, Rutherfordton, NC 28139 or to Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery fund 250 Hudlow Road Forest City, NC 28043.

The family wishes to extend a special thanks to Dr. Matt Rees and the staff of Rutherford Hospital.

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