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Helen Griffin Garren

December 29, 1927 — June 14, 2023

Spartanburg

Helen Griffin Garren, 95, of Spartanburg, passed away on Wednesday, June 14, 2023, at her home.  She was born December 29, 1927, in Hendersonville, NC., and was a daughter of the late Samuel Paul and Onnie Lucille Dyer Griffin and was the wife of William Guthrie Garren for 60 years.

 

Helen was a long-time active member of the Gravely Memorial United Methodist Church and enjoyed cooking and reading.

 

Survivors include her daughter, Kay Garren Pennington (Louis) of Boiling Springs, SC.; a son, Donald Garren of Spartanburg; four grandchildren, Stephanie Pennington (Jason), Melanie Thomas (James), Lisa Garcia, and Jennifer Williams; two great grandchildren, Matthew and Kaitlyn Thomas.

 

Visitation will be held from 1:00-1:45 PM, Monday, June 19, 2023, at Floyd’s Greenlawn Chapel, 2075 East Main Street, Spartanburg, SC 29307. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 PM in the Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Scott Gilmer and the Rev. Jack Polin. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, 1300 Fernwood-Glendale Road, Spartanburg, SC  29307. 

 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gravely Memorial United Methodist Church, 7400 Lone Oak Boulevard, Spartanburg, SC  29303.

 

The family would like to thank the caregivers from Absolute Care for their loving and compassionate care given to our mother.

 

Floyd’s Greenlawn Chapel

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Visitation

Monday, June 19, 2023

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Monday, June 19, 2023

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Monday, June 19, 2023

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1300 Fernwood Glendale Rd, Spartanburg, SC 29307

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