Arlen Dale Griggs

Arlen Dale Griggs
Arlen Dale Griggs

Arlen Dale Griggs, 83, of Amarillo went to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 7, 2019.

Services will be at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 12, 2019, at Lifeway Fellowship, 3315 Hancock, with Randy Davis and Ricky Pfeil officiating.  Burial will follow in Dreamland Cemetery in Canyon.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Arlen was born December 23, 1935, in Quanah to Jake and Nola Griggs.  For forty-five years, he owned and operated Amarillo Collection Service.  Arlen was a member of Lifeway Fellowship.

Arlen and Beth Taylor were married on August 27, 1960.

He was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Amy Griggs.

Survivors include his wife, Beth Griggs, of Amarillo; two daughters, Laura Landes and husband Lee, and Kim Mady, all of Amarillo; a brother, Jimmy Griggs, of Amarillo; a sister, Wanda Shepard, of Amarillo; three grandchildren, Erik Landes and wife Abby, Drew Landes and wife Shanette, and Nathan Bettis; and three great-grandchildren, Khloee Landes, Knox Landes, Evelyn Landes.

The family will receive friends from 6-7:00 p.m., Monday, February 11, 2019, at the funeral home.

3 Replies to “Arlen Dale Griggs”

  1. Ah Arlen, I will never forget that weekend in Oklahoma City…just you and me….and Beth and Laura. I know you loved a good joke. Will miss you. Tell Jesus you want to be put in the crafting mansion. TA

  2. Dear Beth, Laura and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers will be with each one of you now , and time to come . May you each feel the Comfort of Gods arms around each of you .
    Joanna Parsons Savage

  3. Dear sweet Beth, Laura, Lee and family. I am so sorry for your loss. Keep those great memories in the front of your hearts and minds. Arlene was a great man, and always had a bid smile on his face. Love you my sweet friend Laura. Praying for you with this next season helping your mom. Love to all, Joe and Lisa Simmons

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