GRIGGS, James Harrison Passed away Friday, July 23, 2010. Born November, 20, 1970 in Jackson, TN. He is survived by his parents, Jere and Sally Griggs of Nashville; brother, Emmett Lee Griggs II (Lisa); niece and goddaughter, Saoirse Alice Griggs; aunts, Harrison Cotham of Nashville, Betty Chase of Cleveland, TN, and uncle, Dr. C.M. Kerley of Atlanta, GA. He was a member of Saint Henry Church, he was a graduate of Franklin Road Academy in 1989, and a magna cum laude graduate of Vanderbilt University in 1994 majoring in music and a minor in computer science. James was employed by Aspect Software of Brentwood as a principal software engineer since 1998. Visitation will be held Sunday July 25, 2010 at Saint Henry Catholic Church, from 5-7p.m., with a rosary at 7p.m. Visitation will also be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Humboldt, TN, on Monday, July 26, 2010, from 5-7p.m., with vespers services from 7-7:30p.m., as well as Tuesday, July 27, 2010, from 10-11a.m., with Funeral Mass to follow at 11a.m., at the church, conducted by Rev. John Sims Baker and Deacon Ed Kutz. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery, in Humboldt, TN. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations may be made to the charity of your choice or the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America, 386 Park Avenue South, 17th floor, New York, NY 10016. MARSHALL DONNELLY COMBS, (615) 327-1111.
Published in The Tennessean on July 25, 2010