Funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 3, 2016 in the chapel of McDonald Funeral Home with Greg Smith, Donnie DeBord and Malcom George officiating. Burial followed in the Downey Cemetery.
Mr. Griner was born July 29, 1923 in Lewis County, a son of the late C.L. Griner, Sr. and Ella Mae Curry Griner. He was a retired rural mail carrier and a United States Army Veteran serving in World War II.
Surviving are his wife, LaFon Edwards Griner; son, Jimmy Wayne Griner; daughter, Lisa McPherson (David); brother, Billy Griner (Irene), all of Hohenwald; grandsons, Jonathan McPherson of Rockvale and Tristan McPherson of Nashville; granddaughter, Jacy Choate of Hohenwald; great granddaughters, Bailey White of Hohenwald and Taylor McPherson of Rockvale; and great grandson, Matthew McPherson of Rockvale.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Griner was preceded in death by brother, C.L. Griner, Jr., and sisters, Minnie Edna Loveless and Betty Jo Griner.