Emmett Lee Griggs II (1968 - 2012)

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Emmett Lee

Griggs II

Emmett Lee Griggs II passed away on the 26th of November, 2012. He was born on the 8th of December, 1968 in Jackson, TN.

Lee graduated from Franklin Road Academy and received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Economics from Vanderbilt University. He began his career as a software developer at TCS Management Group (later acquired by Aspect), where he contributed significantly to the development of its flagship workforce management software product for ten years. He then worked for other software companies, followed by C3 Consulting, LLC, where he worked for the last five years. His ability to learn new software languages and technical tools, and to solve difficult business and technical problems was extraordinary. He will be greatly missed by all of the colleagues he worked with in his career.

Mr. Griggs is preceded in death by his brother, James Harrison Griggs.

He is survived by his wife, Lisa Byrne Griggs; daughter, Saoirse Alice Griggs; parents, Jere and Sally Griggs; mother-in-law, Alice Byrne; father-in-law, Philip Byrne; sister-in-law, Louise; brother-in-law, Gary; uncle, Dr. C.M. Kerley and aunts, Harrison Cotham and Betty Chase.

Friends are cordially invited to a visitation with the family from four o'clock in the afternoon until six o'clock in the evening on Thursday, the 29th of November, at St. Henry Catholic Church. There will be a rosary service to follow at six o'clock at the church.

In lieu of customary remembrances, the family requests with gratitude that contributions be directed to St. Henry Catholic School, Nashville, TN; CCFA, 386 Park Ave. South, 17th floor, New York, NY 10016; or the .

The Funeral Mass will be conducted at two o'clock Friday, the 30th of November at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Humboldt, TN, with Rev. John Sims Baker and Rev. Stephen Gideon officiating. Burial to follow at Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation will also be held two hours prior to the service at the church on Friday.

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Published in The Jackson Sun on Nov. 30, 2012
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