Rev. Larry E. Griffin, Sr.

Rev. Larry Earl Griffin, Sr. was born on Sep. 9, 1944, to the late Willie Williams Griffin and the late Doretha “Artency” Kelly Griffin. He departed this life on July 27, 2020. Larry gave his life to Christ at an early age at Avenue Baptist Church in Monroe, LA.

Larry was proceeded in death by his grandparents, Timothy Artency Kelly and Othellia Kelly Mallory Moore; his parents, Willie Williams Griffin and Doretha “Artency” Kelly Griffin; his sister, Othellia Veretta Griffin Moore, and grandchild, Alia A. Griffin. He and Dianne Griffin, former wife, leaves to cherishes his memories: three sons, Israel E. Griffin of Swansea, IL, Jerome D. Griffin (Kathy) of Belleville, IL, Larry E. Griffin, Jr. (Trinh) of Chaska, MN; one daughter: Tonya M. Griffin Williams of Mascoutah, IL; thirteen grandchildren: Huwemona E. Griffin, Israel E. Griffin II, Isaiah E. Griffin, Emily E. Griffin, Ella E. Griffin, Esther E. Griffin, Hope E. Griffin, Aerion J. “AJ” Williams, Reco T. Bryant, Areinna A. Griffin, Aiden A. Griffin, Aila A. Griffin; five brothers: Willie Ray Griffin (Patricia) of Shreveport, LA, Freeman K. Griffin (Mary) of Calhoun, LA, Rev. Roy T. Griffin (Viola) of Monroe, LA, Freddie G. Griffin (Melanie) of Baton Rouge, LA, and Rev. Donald R. Griffin of Monroe, LA.

Per Larry’s wishes, there will be no public services held.

Call Newell Funeral Home at 618-246-0100 or visit newellfuneralhome.com for further information.

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POSTPONED – The Black Crowes @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

POSTPONED – The Black Crowes @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

POSTPONED Sunday, August 23, 2020 Reunited and playing $hake Your Money Maker in ITS ENTIRETY + ALL THE HITS ON SALE • $29.00, $55.00, $79.00, $99.00, $129.00, $149.00 + Tickets available at Ticketmaster Retail Outlets or at ticketmaster.com | 800‐745‐3000 All dates, acts, and ticket prices are subject to change without notice. Tickets may be subject to fees

The Guess Who @ River City Casino & Hotel

The Guess Who @ River City Casino & Hotel

Sunday, September 6, 2020 ON SALE •  PRICES • $77.50, $57.50, $52, 50, $47.50, $42.50, $29.50 TIME • Show 8:00 pm Tickets available at River City Casino or at Ticketmaster.com. Guests must be 21 years of age and present a valid photo ID

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