Mrs. Betty Jane Griggs, 94, member of Ashport Baptist Church, passed away Sunday, June 7, 2020, in Ripley. She was the co-owner of Charles Griggs Building Materials and a former secretary for the Farm Bureau. Mrs. Griggs was born in Covington to the late William Earl and Alvina Fortner Jacques. She leaves her husband of 69 years and 11 months, Charles Griggs; grandchildren Marcy Ray, Tonya Watson, Terry Griggs, and Charles N. Griggs, III; eight great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren; niece Lisa Jacques Bond of Mesa, AZ; and nephew Michael Earl Jacques of Gosnell, AR. She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Linda Griggs Croisant; son Charles N. Griggs, Jr.; brother William Earl Jacques, Jr.; and a nephew, William Earl Jacques, III.
Visitation will be 12PM Thursday, June 11, till services at 2PM, all at Ashport Baptist Church. Interment will follow in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. The family asks that any memorials be made to Ashport Baptist Church.
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