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Edgar Franklin Eddie Griswold Jr., 82
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Edgar Franklin “Eddie” Griswold Jr., 82, of McMinnville died Wednesday, Sept. 28 at Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga.He was born Jan. 17, 1929, in Chattanooga and was former plant manager for DeZurik Corp., the owner of Griswold Insulation Company, U.S. Navy veteran, and a member of Westwood Church of Christ. Mr. Griswold was preceded in death by his parents, Edgar Franklin and Ireta Alice Copenhaver Griswold Sr., first wife Geraldine Drennan Griswold, grandson Jason Tyler Griswold, and sister Joann Griswold James.Survivors include wife Elizabeth Powell Griswold of McMinnville; sons, E. Frank (Lisa) Griswold of Seffner, Fla., and Jeffery Griswold of Murfreesboro; sisters Delores D. Griswold Stack of Katy, Texas, and Peggy Griswold Scarborough of Galveston, Texas; grandchildren, Julie Renae Griswold Piazza, Jeffery Scott (Sarah) Griswold, Dustin Ryan Griswold, Megan Elizabeth Griswold, and James L. Pope Jr., and great-grandchildren Aurelia Grace Piazza, Clair Elizabeth Griswold, and Skarlette Rose Pope.Funeral service is 10 a.m. Saturday at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Coy Hathcock will officiate.

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