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Jackie S. Griffeth

February 13, 1941 — August 17, 2023

Colbert, Georgia

Jackie S Griffeth

February 13, 1941- August 17, 2023

Mrs. Griffeth was the daughter of the late Robert G. Strickland Sr. and Mae Ruth Echols Strickland. She was born in Athens, GA.  She attended Madison County Schools, West Georgia College, and The University of Georgia. She began her  teaching career at Hart County High School and soon returned back to her alma mater where she taught for the next 30 years  until her retirement in 1996.  While at MCHS; Mrs. Griffeth was named Star Teacher and was the Senior Class Sponsor for the majority of her tenure where she organized Graduation Commencement for decades of graduating students.

Beyond teaching her business education classes at MCHS Mrs. Griffeth also established the work based learning program that continues to serve students today.  She was also an active member of the Madison County Retired Teacher Association.

Mrs. Griffeth served on the board of trustees for the Madison County Library. She was a member of Moon’s Grove Baptist Church for over 50 years where she served in various capacities there.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Griffeth was preceded in death by her husband Kenneth Griffeth of 50 years.  She is survived by her two daughters Amy Griffeth Bray (Jeff) Tressa Griffeth Powell (Tim), and two granddaughters Mary Paige Powell and Addie Powell whom she adored. She is also survived by her siblings George Strickland (Autumn) and Brenda Moon (Dennis), and  by several nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and nephews.

The family would like to express their gratitude to her angel caregivers Debbie Bone, Annette Hannah, Tina Dove, and Susette Fields.

Visitation will be held at Moon’s Grove Baptist Church Saturday, August 19th from 10-12pm with a service  at noon following the visitation.  Flowers or donations are welcome in honor of Mrs. Griffeth.

Mrs. Griffeth, lovingly known as Mimi, selflessly served her family, community, and students with her sweet spirit and smile that will continue to be a blessing to all who knew her.

Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, MADISON CHAPEL, is in charge of arrangements.

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Saturday, August 19, 2023

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