BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - Clella Mae Bullock Griffis, age 89, passed away Sunday, January 27, 2013 in Snellville, GA at Embracing Hospice.
Clella was the daughter of the late Clarence and Mae Bullock of Grassland, KY. Mrs. Griffis was a long-time resident of Bowling Green and a member of First Baptist Church. She attended Western KY University and retired from Colt Manufacturing Company. This gentle woman loved her family and friends, her garden, and the beauty of nature.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Estil Griffis, an infant son, Stephen Edward Griffis, a daughter, Patricia Louis Griffis, a brother, Raymond Griffis, and a sister, Vivian Houchen.
Mrs. Griffis is survived by two sons: Estil Griffis, Jr. and his wife Violet of Hardinsburg, IN and Donald R. Griffis of Bowling Green, and a daughter, Sandra Murray and her husband, Charles Elmer of Loganville, GA. She leaves behind five grandsons, Terry Griffis (Lea Anne), Bruce Griffis, Stephan Murray, Jimmy Don Murray, and Sean Griffis, one granddaughter, Dr. Tracy Murray Bowling (Matt), and five great-grandchildren, Zachary Griffis, Zeke Griffis, Lucas Murray, Cole Murray, and Paige Murray, and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Clella is also survived by one brother, Denzil Bullock (Reva) of Brownsville and four sisters; Mrs. Ila Simon of Elizabeth, IN, Mrs. Cornelia Patton of Brownsville, Mrs. Nelda Wheat (Dallas) of Bowling Green, and Mrs. Carolyn Sanders, of Homestead, FL.
God has taken one of His angels home.
Visitation will be 4:00 P. M. to 8:00 P. M. Thursday, January 31, 2013 and 10:00 A. M. to 12:00 P. M. Friday, February 1, 2013 at J. C. Kirby & Son Lovers Lane Chapel. Funeral service will be held at 12:00 P. M. Friday at the funeral Chapel. Burial will be at Holly Springs Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery in Edmonson County.
Arrangements are entrusted to J. C. Kirby & Son Lovers Lane Chapel.
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