Millis A. GriffeyI am a Veteran.

of Jonesboro, AR

February 20, 1926 - January 30, 2023

Millis Griffey, 96, of Jonesboro passed away Monday, January 30, 2023 at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House. He was born on February 20, 1926 in Jonesboro to Dewey P. and Ruby May (Arnold) Griffey. Millis was a maintenance technician for Lincoln Manufacturing for over 28 years. He proudly served in the United States Army during the WWII era and was in the Battle of the Bulge, he also went on to train military personnel for the Korean War. He was a member of the American Legion. Millis loved hunting, fishing and keeping his grandchildren. He taught Sunday School for over 58 years, was an avid reader of his Bible and also served as a deacon at Immanuel Missionary Baptist Church.

Preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 66 years, Eunice Griffey; son, Stanley Griffey; brothers Bobby, Dewey and Gene and sisters, Joann, Janette and Estylene.

Survivors include his son, Mark and Sandra Griffey; daughters, Mary Jo Fenwick, Kathy and Harold Long; grandchildren, Jonathan and Mark Griffey, Jessica Pruitt, Krystal Teal, Jeromy and Jessica Long, Tonya Martin, Bryan and Chris Proctor, Madison Long; several great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild; brother, Bryon Griffey and sister Juna Pickering.

Funeral service will be Friday, February 3, 2023 at 11:00 am at Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home, with Byron Griffey officiating. Burial will follow at Pine Log Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Mark Griffey, Sr., Jonathan Griffey, Mark Griffey, Jr., Austin Long, T.J. Long, Gunner Matthews and Donavan McLaughlin. Honorary pallbearers will be Jim Johnson, Darrell Sharp, Scott Vaughn, Dylan Russell and Cameron McLaughlin.

Visitation will be prior to the service at 10:00.

Service Information
Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home
1900 W. Washington Avenue
Jonesboro,  AR 72401
2/3/2023 at 10:00 am
Funeral Service
Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home
1900 W. Washington Avenue
Jonesboro,  AR 72401
2/3/2023 at 11:00 am

Pine Log Cemetery
11656 Hwy 49 N
Brookland, AR 72417

Memorial Contributions
Immanual Baptist Church
2012 N. Church Street
Jonesboro, AR 72401

Obituary Provided By:
Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home
1900 West Washington Ave.
Jonesboro, AR  72401