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July 10, 2013

Mancel P. Griffith


Moss-Service Funeral Home

CULLMAN — Mancel P. Griffith

Mancel Griffith, 65, of Cullman passed away Monday, July 8, 2013, at his residence, following a lengthy illness. Mr. Griffith was born in Gadsden. He and his wife, Dianne, and son moved to Memphis, Tenn., in 1973 and resided in the Memphis and Southaven, Miss., area until moving to Cullman in 2005.

Mr. Griffith was preceded in death by his parents, Oakey and Cornelia Griffith; and his wife’s parents, Sam and Katrina Holbrook. He was a wonderful caregiver to his mother-in-law, Katrina, before her death in September 2012.

He is survived by his wife, Dianne Holbrook Griffith; a son, Christopher Sean Griffith; three granddaughters, Erin, Shannon and Jordan Nicole Griffith; three great-grandsons, Daemon, Jackson and Brandon Griffith; his sister, Glenda Griffith Rice (Howard); a brother-in-law, Talmadge Holbrook (Sue); sisters-in-law, Shirley Wortham (Joe), Gloria Dollar and Dani Burk (Roy); and many nieces and nephews.

The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to Omega Hospice of Cullman for their excellent care and concern during the duration of his illness.

A celebration of life will take place at a future date for his family. Donations may be made to Omega Hospice of Cullman, First Baptist Church of Attalla, AL, or a charity of your choosing.

Mr. Griffith will be remembered by his family as a wonderful Dad, Granddaddy, and Husband.