Obituary for Mr. Colvita Griggs

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Mr. Colvita Griggs

October 4, 1966 - January 6, 2020

Colvita “Cal” Griggs was the baby boy born to the late Doris Hawkins Griggs and Jessie Griggs on October 4, 1966 in Monticello, Arkansas.
Colvita graduated from Hamburg High School in 1985. He attended the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. After moving to Dallas from Arkansas, he joined the St John Church. He was a coach with St John sports ministry.
Colvita was employed at Cardinal Health for almost thirty years. He was well loved by his co-workers.
He was a fun loving person always cracking jokes, talking noise to entertain family and friends. He loved to travel and lived life to the fullest. He loved basketball, often playing in different leagues in the city. But if you knew Colvita, you knew he “LOVED” the Arkansas Razorbacks and Green Bay Packers.

On, September 30, 2000, he was united in holy matrimony to Yolanda Jones. To this union one child was born, Logan Chase Griggs.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jessie and Doris Griggs and brothers Phillip Walker and Sammie Walton.
Colvita transitioned from his earthly home to his Heavenly mansion January 6th surrounded by family and friends.
He leaves to cherish his memories a loving and devoted wife, Yolanda Griggs, son, Logan Chase Griggs, Grand Prairie, Texas, , sisters: Helen (Clifford) Nixon, Venus, Texas, Agnes Gibbs, Dallas, Texas, Regina Griggs, Monticello, Arkansas, brothers: James Tucker, Pine Bluff, Arkansas, Tommie (Mildred) Walker, Little Rock, Arkansas, Carson (Barbara) Griggs, Little Rock, Arkansas, Daryl Griggs, Orlando, Florida. He also leaves a father & mother-in-law, David and Annie Jones, Winona, Texas, two brother-in-laws, Craig (Gayla) Jones, Sr, Lindale, Texas and Dexter Jones, Winona, Texas. A host of nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.


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Visitation Information

Date: Friday, January 10, 2020

Time: 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Black and Clark Funeral Home


2517 E. Illinois Avenue, Dallas, TX, 75216

Service Information

Date: Saturday, January 11, 2020

Time: 2:30 pm

Saint John Baptist Church


1701 W. Jefferson St.
Grand Prairie, Texas 75051

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Born: October 4, 1966
Died: January 6, 2020

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Karen Barge posted on 1/11/20

Sincere condolences to the family.


Marian Allen posted on 1/10/20

In memory of , Marian Allen lit a candle


Robert Hatchett posted on 1/10/20

Praying for comfort and strength. He will truly be missed. May GOD bless u


Gladys Golden posted on 1/10/20

Praying that God will sustain and give added strength during this season of sorrow! The Golden Family


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Faye Gibbs posted on 1/8/20

My deepest condolences to the family


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