Donnie Bowhunter Griffin
- February 28, 1949 - July 26, 2012
- Magnolia, Arkansas
of Donnie's Passing
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“Look to the future and cherish the memories of the past. My heart goes out to each family member. Donnie was a very good man and will be greatly...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Kimberlyn Paull - Memphis, TN
“Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.
Candy, Rusty & Shane Adams
2 of 13 | Posted by: CAndy - Magnolia
“Amber & Abbie, our prayers & thoughts are with y'all.
3 of 13 | Posted by: Bob & Jackie Stevens & Joshua Joiner - AR
“My heart is saddened by Donnie's passing, but I find peace knowing he is in the arms of our Lord and Saviour and we will all see him again soon. My...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Janita Hartwell - friend
“Our thoughts and prayers go with you. Sorry for your loss. Jimmy and Barbara Franks
5 of 13 | Posted by: Barbara J Franks - Magnolia, AR
“sorry for your loss...Donnie was a good man with a crazy sense of humor...i know yall will miss him...Deanie
6 of 13 | Posted by: deanie hines williams - emerson, AR
“We are sosorry to hear of you loss , We will be thinking of you.
7 of 13 | Posted by: Mara Linton - Waldo , AR
“Amber and Abby you all are in our hearts forever. We love ya'll and if ever in need just call.
8 of 13 | Posted by: gina ruple - friend
“YOUR DAD WILL BE MISSED VERY MUCH I LOVED HIM AND YA'LLS MOM HE MADE ME LAUGH EVER TIME I SAW HIM
9 of 13 | Posted by: RICKY AND ANGELIA ROWE - FRIEND
“I WILL MISS YOU! I WILL NEVER FORGET YOU! I LOVE YOU WITH ALL MY HEART ! LOVE ALWAYS CHASITY BERRYMAN!
10 of 13 | Posted by: chasity berryman - close friend
“WE WILL MISS YOU AND OUR HEARTS ARE WITH YA'LL WE LOVE YA'LL ALWAYS
11 of 13 | Posted by: BERRYMAN AND RUPLE FAMILY
“Amber, Linda and I will have you in our prayers. I will miss Bowhunter but have many fond memories of our times and hunts together.
12 of 13 | Posted by: Richard Wood - Magnolia, AR
“So sorry for your loss. We'll be in prayer for the family.
Alan & Ginger Cook
13 of 13 | Posted by: Alan&Ginger Cook - Donaldson, AR
Donnie R. "Bowhunter" Griffin, 63 of Magnolia, Arkansas passed away on Thursday, July 26, 2012 at the John R. Williamson Hospice House in El Dorado.
He was born on February 28, 1949 in Gurdon, Arkansas to the late Tulley Ray and Betty Mae (Smith) Griffin. He was employed with Albemarle Corp., an avid hunter and fisherman, a member of Walkerville Cumberland Presbyterian Church, and never met a stranger.
He is preceded in death by his parents and his wife Sue Griffin.
He is survived by his children, Michael Ray Griffin and wife Brie'Anne of Rosston, AR, Amber Wells of Emerson, AR, Stephanie Lyons and husband Tony of Fayetteville, AR, Lisa Glass and husband Jimmy of Magnolia; his grandchildren, Brittany Lyons, Jesi Griffin, Abbie Wells, Will Glass and his wife Jessica; a great grandson, James Ryder Glass is expected in August; a sister, Barbara Key and husband Don of Malvern, AR; brother, Bud Griffin of White Oak Lake, AR.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, July 29, 2012 at 2:00 pm at Lewis Funeral Home Chapel with Michael Suttle and Don Key officiating. Burial will follow at Stewart Walkerville Cemetery under the direction of Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. of Magnolia. Visitation with the family will be Saturday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Emerson FFA Alumni, c/o Emerson High School.
Pallbearers will be Billy Samples, Edwin Triplet, Robert McKamie, Bobby Lewis, Steve Rowe, Troy Waller, Tony Munn, and Paul Key.