Mrs. Alice Jacobs Griggs

Submitted by Donnie Pickard

Van Buren County Democrat

March 7, 1941

Mrs. Alice Griggs

Mrs. Alice Griggs, 82, widow of the late W.C. Griggs, living eight miles west of Clinton, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. W. A. Patton, at Russellville Monday, March 3. Interment took place at the Walnut Grove cemetery, 7 miles west of Clinton, Tuesday morning, following funeral services by the Rev. J.K. Lack of Leslie.

Mrs. Griggs was born at Huntington, Tenn., January 7, 1859, and came to this state and county with her parents, John and Nancy Jacobs, at a very early day. On December 30, 1875 she was united in marriage to W. C. Griggs, whose death occurred quiet a number of years since.

Mrs. Griggs was the mother of eleven children, six of whom survive as follows: Harvey and Lonnie Griggs of Walnut Grove, Mrs. C. M. Horton of Clinton, __ ___ W. A. Patton of Binger, Okla. In early life she made a profession of religion and lived true to the faith she professed, being a member of the Assembly of God church at the time of her death.


Van Buren County Democrat

March 14, 1941

In our report of the death of Mrs. Alice Griggs last week we stated six children survive, but due to typographical error we omitted the names of Mrs. Leer Kemp of Russellville and Mrs. C. A. Patton of Binger, Okla. The address of Mrs. W. A. Patton of Russellville was given as Binger, Okla.