Ruth Griggs


Ruth Griggs, 91, of Malone, Florida died Saturday, March 25, 2023 at her residence.

She was born August 29, 1931 in Malone to JB and Sarah Garrett. She was a faithful member of Friendship Baptist Church in Malone. She enjoyed singing in the choir, was a president of the Women’s Ministry and served on various committees. Ruth volunteered at Chipola Family Ministries and was a pole supervisor of the Malone precinct of The Jackson County Elections.

Ruth was preceded in death by the father of her children, Raymond Jordan; her husband, Willie Griggs; sisters, Frances G. Anderson and Virginia G. Mathews; and brother, JB “Bubba” Garrett.

She is survived by her sons, Ray Jordan and wife, Kathy of Malone, Richie Jordan and wife, Lori of Dothan; granddaughters, Lindsey Deese and husband, Parker, Meda Richard and husband, Austin; great-grandsons, Reid, John, Raymond and Tate, and a very special friend, Mrs. Jean Peeler.

Funeral services will be 2 PM Monday, March 27, 2023 at Friendship Baptist Church with Pastor Nash Wills officiating. Burial will follow in Collins Chapel Baptist Cemetery with James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel directing.

The family will receive friends from 1 PM until the time of service at the church.


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