Friday, May 09, 2008
This past Wednesday, my best friend went home to be with the Lord. After battling breast cancer for almost four years, she finally won.
"For we know that when this earthly tent we live in is taken down when we die and leave these bodies we will have a home in heaven, an eternal body made for us by God himself and not by human hands." ~ 2 Corinthians 5:1
Listed below is the obituary that is posted in today's paper along with the link to the Courier Journal.
GRIGGS, LISA D., LCSW, passed away Wednesday, May 7, 2008 at Jewish Hospital. She was born June 3,1971 in Nashville, TN. Lisa was a director at Our Lady of Peace Hospital until illness prohibited her from working. She was a member of Greater St. Mark Baptist Church and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Rexye Allen Greenfield. Lisa leaves to cherish her memory her husband, Darren L. Griggs; son, Darren Allen (7); daughter, Darian Rexye (4); mother, Esther Mae Greenfield; father, William R. Greenfield (Carsella); stepmother, Gayle Houston (Sam); sisters, Theresa Strachan and Kimberly Drake; brothers, Michael Yarbrough (Angeline); Steve Reed (Dana) and Jason Greenfield (Cassandra; grandmother, Jennie Mae Easley, best friend, Deondra Wardelle; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Greater St. Mark 1425 Bland St. Burial to follow in Louisville Cemetery. Visitation is 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the church. G.C. Williams in charge of arrangements.