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Jerry Lee Griffith

December 10, 1947 — September 25, 2011

JERRY LEE GRIFFITH, 63, of Paris, died Sunday September 25, 2011 in Paris. Following cremation arrangements by Starrett Funeral Home, his remains will be buried in the DFW National Cemetery. There will be no formal services, at Jerry's request.

Jerry was born December 11, 1947 in Paris, a son of Malcolm Riley and Dorothy M. Ingram Griffith. Following his service in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, he worked in various law enforcement capacities in Lamar County and throughout Northeast Texas.

He married the former Margaret Gibson on October 5, 2010, in Hugo, Oklahoma.

He is survived by his wife Margie, who prays that God in His mercy will give eternal peace to Jerry, his family, and to all that have been touched by his death; a daughter, Tammy Tatro and husband Louis, of Wisconsin; a son, Chris Griffith and wife Patti, of Paris; by seven grandchildren, Benjamin, Nicholas, and Nathan Tatro, Tyler and Harley Griffith, and Cole and Dillon Smallwood; by a sister and brother-in-law; a brother and sister-in-law; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

If desired, memorial contributions may be made to The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, www.vvmf.org , or to The Wounded Warrior Project, www.woundedwarriorproject.org .

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