Kathryn Johnson Griffin, 91, of Garrison, Texas, passed away Thursday, August 2, 2018

Kathryn Johnson Griffin, 91, of Garrison, Texas, passed away Thursday, August 2, 2018, in Nacogdoches.


Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday, August 6, 2018, at Garrison Funeral Home in Garrison.  Private graveside service will be held at Cold Springs Cemetery in Garrison with Bro. Darrell Pollard officiating.


Mrs. Griffin was born April 3, 1927, in Shreveport, Louisiana, to John R. “Bud” Johnson and Helen Hesser Johnson. Her hobbies included gardening, working puzzles, and caring for her family. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Mrs. Griffin was a member of Southside Baptist Church.


She is survived by


Robert Griffin of Garrison, Texas

John Griffin and wife, Glenna, of Garrison, Texas

Max Griffin Jr. of Shreveport, Louisiana

Kathy Petersen and husband, Reid, of Elysian Fields, Texas

Ginger Gwinn of Shreveport, Louisiana


12 Grandchildren


14 Great Grandchildren



Phillip Johnson of Arizona

William Johnson of Canadian, Oklahoma


Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends


Preceded in death by

Husband: Max R. Griffin, Sr.

Great Grandson: Jackson Glen Griffin

Parents: John R. “Bud” Johnson and Helen Hesser Johnson

Siblings: Roy Johnson, Gertrude Westbrook, Imogene Gaiennie, Dorothy Morgan


Pallbearers will be Jason Griffin, John Griffin Jr., Taylor Griffin, Christian McCoy, Drew Hermes, Colton Barrett

Honorary pallbearer will be Jason Barrett.


In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in memory of Mrs. Griffin to a charity of your choice.


Services are under the direction of Garrison Funeral Home.