RISING STAR — Graveside services for Andrew “Andy” W. Griffin, 87, of Rising Star, were held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, at Rising Star Cemetery with John G. Lee officiating. Burial followed under the direction of Higginbotham Funeral Home.

He died Monday, July 23, 2007, in Brownwood.

He was born July 3, 1920 in Stamford to Claude and Alice Sargent-Griffin. In 1949, he was married to Ruth Peterson in Chicago, Ill. She preceded him in death on Dec. 4, 1996.

Survivors include his sons, Mark and David Griffin, both of Rising Star; two granddaughters; a brother, Kenneth Griffin of Garland; and numerous nieces, nephews and sisters-in-law.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth J. Griffin; son, Bret Griffin; and brother, Marvin Griffin.