MAJ Jimmy D. Griffin was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 03/15/2010 at the age of 70.7
Batesville, MS
Date of Birth 07/04/1939
Served in the U.S. Air Force
Served in Vietnam with 38 ARRS DET 14 in 69
This information was provided by Jim Burns, SSN search Sep 2010

More detail on this person: Jimmy Durelle Griffin, age 70 of 219 Turtle Creek Drive of Batesville, MS, husband of June Yochim Griffin, died Monday Morning 3/15/2010 at Baptist Memorial Hospital of North Mississippi, Oxford, MS.

Funeral Mass will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, March 18, 2010 at St. Mary Catholic Church with Father Sam Messina officiating. Interment to follow at Forrest Memorial Park with full Military Honors. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 17, 2010 at Wells Funeral Home with Rosary at 7:00 p.m. with 4th Degree Knights of Columbus as Honor Guard.

Mr. Griffin was born in Tifton, GA to the late James Oscar & Mildred Reese Griffin. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and was a retired U. S. Air Force Pilot having served as a helicopter pilot during the Vietnam War.

He is survived by his wife, Margaret June Yochim Griffin of Batesville, MS; daughters, Sheila Griffin Brown of Batesville, MS; and Reese Griffin Jenkins of Batesville, MS; son, James Damian "Dane" Griffin of Las Vegas, NV; sister, Jeri Ann Griffin Hanna of Shell Point, FL; 3 grandchildren, Allie Ross Sergi, Jamie Elizabeth Brown and Keifer Austin Jenkins; 2 great grandchildren, Bryan Phillip Sergi III and Blake Preston Sergi.

Memorials may be made to the Building Fund, St. Mary's Catholic Church, 120 Highway 35 North, Batesville, MS 38606.

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