BLACKSHEAR — Sabrina Iris Strickland Griffin, 58, of Blackshear, passed away Sunday evening, July 4, 2021, at Memorial Satilla Health Waycross following an extended illness. Born October 20, 1962, in Waycross, Mrs. Griffin lived all of her life in Pierce County. She was a 1980 graduate of Blackshear High School and was a corrections officer with the Ware State Prison. Mrs. Griffin was a member of Hacklebarney Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her father, Marvin Strickland. Survivors include her husband, Owen Griffin, Jr. of Blackshear; three children, Dena Cable (husband Pete) of California, Lindsay Griffin of Waycross, and Kendall Griffin (wife Haley) of Blackshear; six grandchildren, Zoe Cable, Isabella Cable, Zeke Cable, Dade Knight, Korbin Griffin, and Kannon Griffin; her mother, Iris Strickland of Blackshear; a sister, Margie Taylor (husband James) of Blackshear; a brother, Stanley Strickland (wife Kasey) of Blackshear; four sisters-inlaw, Pam Taylor (husband Rick) of Waycross, Mary Howell (husband Richard) of Waycross, Teresa Mangione (husband Ken) of Jacksonville, Florida., and Tina Thomas (husband Tony) of Waycross; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. A funeral was held Tuesday, July 6, in the chapel of Hart Funeral Home. Burial followed in the Ben James Cemetery. The family received friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Sympathy may be expressed by signing online at hartfuneralhome.com. Hart Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.
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