Mary Jane Hudgens Griffin

Jan. 12, 1944-March 28, 2021


Mary Jane Hudgens Griffin, 77, of Sparta, passed away March 28, 2021, at her residence

Jane, as she was known by friends and family, was born Jan. 12, 1944, in Sparta, to Horace Arthur Hudgens and Mary Redding Bonner Hudgens.

In addition to owning White County Credit Bureau for many years, Jane was also a tax preparer for Farm Bureau for 23 years. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who loved doing art projects with her grandchildren. Jane was a member of First Baptist Church of Sparta where she enjoyed playing piano and handbells. She loved flowers and often traveled around in the country to enjoy the pretty scenery.

Jane was preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Amy Harney; and brother, Dan Hudgens.

Surviving family members include her husband of 59 years, Dennis Griffin of Sparta; son, David Griffin, of Sparta; grandchildren, Steven (Jessica) Griffin, Peyton (Liz) Griffin, Mary Harney, Abigail Griffin; great-grandchildren, Gavin, Bella, Kaden; and sister, Joann (Pedro) Paz, of McMinnville.

Funeral service will be 1 p.m., March 30, 2021, at Hunter Funeral Home, with burial in Mt. Gilead Cemetery. The family will receive friends 11 a.m.-1 p.m., March 30, at the funeral home. Kevin Weldon will officiate.

Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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