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April 26, 2013

H.O. Griffin

Seminole — A celebration of life service for H.O. Griffin, 76, longtime Seminole County resident, is 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 29, 2013, at Bowlegs Assembly of God Church, Bowlegs. Burial follows at Vamoosa Cemetery with military honors.

Mr. Griffin died Wednesday, April 24, 2013. He was born in Konawa on June 7, 1936, to Hugh and Minnie Culpepper Griffin.

Mr. Griffin attended Vamoosa High School and Murray State College.  He was a staff sergeant in the Oklahoma National Guard and a veteran of Desert Storm Gulf War. During his time in the service, Mr. Griffin earned the Humanitarian Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal (second award), Army Service Ribbon, National Defense Service Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon. He worked as a Bookkeeper for Seminole County and retired at age 60. He was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Bowlegs.  

On June 11, 1965, he married Doris Lee Griffin (Davis) in Harden City. 

Survivors include his wife, Doris; two brothers and sister-in-law, Bob and Wanda Griffin of Sulphur Springs, Texas, Rube and Mary Griffin of Konawa; several nieces and nephews, and many other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Bill Griffin; and a sister, Richadean Jackson.

Bearers are Fred Carpenter, Thomas Billings, Rob Robertson, Tommy Mackey, Dewayne Gillham and Lee Hughes.  

Honorary bearers are Jack Russell, Gale Hughes, Randy Wassom and Ron Plank.

Messages of condolences may be sent to the family online at www.swearingenfuneral.com

 

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