Griggs, Ouida Jo

December 10, 1931 - June 11, 2014

Ouida Jo Griggs (Hutchins) was born on December 10, 1931 in Lawton, Oklahoma to the late Ernest Henry and Jewell Pauline (Cooper) Hutchins. She was married to Horace Edward Griggs.  She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Ernestine Rachel Williams.

She is survived by her husband of over 58 years, Horace Edward Griggs of Richardson; daughter, Lisa Jo Johnson and husband, Scott of Plano.

She will be laid to rest at 9:30 A.M., Monday, June 16, 2014 at Dallas Ft Worth National Cemetery.

A memorial service celebrating Ouida’s life will begin at 1:00 P.M., on Monday, June 16, 2014 at The Heights Baptist Church located at 201 w. Renner Road, Richardson, Texas 75080 with Rev. John Palmer and Rev Darrell Grice officiating.

If desired, the family requests that donations be made in Ouida’s honor to the Salvation Army or to a charity of one’s choice.



10 replies on “Griggs, Ouida Jo”

Fred and Gloria Roach says:

We will miss this dear, sweet, kindhearted lady who was an example of all a Christian wife and mother should be. Our prayers will continue for Ed, Lisa and Scott who will miss her so much. It has been a privilege to know and love Ouida and we’ll miss her smiling face and loving hugs.

Sheryl Guth says:

Lisa Jo, you look so much like your beautiful mother. My heart is heavy for your loss.

Harlan & Midge Zier says:

Ed,sending our love and sympathy,we are praying for you.

Darrell & Mary Sue Ard says:

Ed – We regret to hear of the death of your sweet wife. May the Lord bless you and your family.

Chuck & Jan Birkhead says:

We hope that your family, friends and faith sustain you in this sad time.

Bill Kowalski says:

Ed, sorry for your loss. Many of the MPL cabin folks have expressed their condolences and are saying prayers for you and Ouida

Bettie & Lee Johns says:

From the first day with Mobil 57 years ago you and Ouida have been such beloved friends. So many wonderful memories to laugh about (and a few tears). Our hearts are so sad over losing Ouida. Our love and prayers for you, Lisa Jo and Scott.
Bettie & Lee

Clinton Hysmith says:

ED. I`m so sorry for your loss. You Lisa and Scott are in my thoughts and prayers.

Dorothy James Shewmaker says:

Ed, I have so many memories of high school days and church days at the Capitol Hill ctful Baptist Church. I remember how beautifully Ouida played the piano as we all sang our gospel songs. I remember you from high school days and what a fine and respectful young man you were. I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you in your grief.

Archie White says:

Ed, Sorry to hear of your loss. Our prayers are with you.

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