Amanda Renée Leger Griffin
Amanda Renée Leger Griffin, 40, of Kountze, died Thursday, July 15, 2021. She was born on August 20, 1980, in Beaumont, Texas, to Jeffrey and Renée Leger. She had a bright and shining personality right from the start.
Amanda was a gift to us, but she loved giving to others. Her love and compassion was undeniable when she worked as a CNA with the elderly and those in need of assistance. She was their voice when they had none and their greatest advocate, while also befriending with them with her crazy sense of humor and silliness, always putting smiles on their faces. Her compassion was immeasurable.
Amanda had many talents. She was a natural born salesman. She could sell anything and delighted in doing it! She also LOVED turning someone else’s trash into treasure – from broken to beautiful. Often, she would sell the items, or many times give them away just to brighten someone’s day. She also created an online shop called, “LaLa’s Farmhouse Boutique” to market her creations.
Amanda lived life to the fullest. She rode all the fast rides at the fair, flew in the plane with her dad, swam like a fish, and she loved the beach and the lake! She loved hunting and fishing- and anything camo or bling! Amanda had a heart the size of Texas, and she ALWAYS danced like no one was watching!
Amanda loved deeply. She cherished her friends and her enormous family. She also loved her community and supported our schools, our “HJ HAWKS”, and our Church. She was always ready to help raise funds locally for residents in need.
There are no words to describe Amanda’s personality. In fact, she could say just one word and bring the house down. It wasn’t the word, but the way she said it, the expression behind it, and of course the motion in her body that she used. I know her friends and family know what I’m talking about. When you see Khloe in action, you see Amanda. She referred to Khloe as her “Mini ME”!
Above all, Amanda loved God and her family. Her daughter, Khloe, was the light of her life, and her husband, Rob, her anchor. Their love grew as their faith grew.
Khloe was Amanda’s greatest JOY. Together, they were a powerful force. Amanda wanted the world for Khloe and Khloe wanted the same for Amanda. What God created between them was truly unconditional love. They taught each other in an amazing way – a way that only God can provide. Khloe has her mother’s compassion for people. She is especially drawn to provide for the homeless, and could not bear to pass one by without going back to them with a bag; including water, snacks, and various items, but ALWAYS a Bible. Khloe expressed her desire to start a ministry, so she could have all her bags prepared in advance. Amanda did her homework to set this up for Khloe and had her call each person that she chose to be on her Board of Trustees, explaining her mission. The ministry is called “Khloe’s Hope”.
The two of them also talked to her Pastor about Baptism. These things will live on through Khloe, and she’ll always feel her mom’s presence through them.
Our beautiful Amanda, WE LOVE YOU MORE!
Survivors include her daughter, Khloe Renée Leger; husband, Robin “Rob” Griffin of Kountze and his children; father, Jeffery Steven Leger of Beaumont; mother, Charla “Renée” Greak and John of Sour Lake; brothers, Jeff Leger and Sara of Beaumont and Adam Leger and Ashley of China; stepbrothers, Chris, James, Jeremy, and Patrick Greak; stepsister,Tamara Greak of Miami, Florida; grandmother, Jane Leger; uncle, Dan Barton Leger and Joline; and aunt, Christine Voan and Robert, all of China; aunts, Lisa Doguet and Mike of Nome; and Sheila Golson and Kyle of Kingwood; uncles, Lawrence Leger and Kelley of Beaumont and Ross Leger and Nan of Poth; aunt, Stephanie Padgett and James of China; uncle, Mickey Riggs and Minin of Katy; aunts, Candace Griffin and Bill of Arlington and Shannon Dow and Brian of Mansfield; nieces, Kalyne Leger of Austin, Victoria “Tori” Leger of Dallas/Houston, Summer Leger and Payton Leger, both of China; and Taylor Recker of Beaumont; mother-in-law, Gloria Griffin of Kountze; and numerous other extended family members and friends.
She is preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Liston “Wimpy” and Bonnie Riggs; paternal grandfather, Weldon Leger; uncle, Rob Riggs; stepmother, Lucille Leger; and father-in-law, Robin Griffin, Sr.
A gathering of Mrs. Griffin’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, July 22, 2021, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. Her funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, July 23, 2021, at First Baptist Church, 765 6th Street, Sour Lake, with her interment to follow at Rosedale Cemetery, Sour Lake.
Memorial contributions may be made to the account referencing “In Memory of Amanda Leger Griffin on behalf of Khloe Leger” to go towards a trust for her daughter, Khloe, at Texas First Bank, P.O. Box 716, Winnie, Texas 77665. 409-296-2111
- old beaumont road sour lake tx 77659
- 765 6th Street, Sour Lake, Texas 77659
- 11:00 am
Gathering of Family and Friends
Gathering of Family and Friends
- 1605 n. major drive beaumont tx 77713
- 3:47 pm
Sandra Smith Ludwig
My deepest condolences to all of you!! Send love and support and faith and prayers! Sandy
" I thank my God in all my remembrance of you " Philippians 1:3 I am one of the many lives that Amanda touched. My deepest condolences in your time of loss and prayers for comfort.
So sorry for the family's loss. RIP Amanda Griffin you will be missed. Love you Rob and Khole
Sending prayers, love & hugs to you & your family. So sorry for your loss..
I’m so sorry for your loss. Sending all my love and prayers!
This is a devastating loss. Amanda was an amazing friend and I will miss her dearly. I pray for her daughter and family at this time and I am at a complete loss right now. Amanda’s first husband Chris was one of my best friends and now I have lost them both. We put it in God’s hands that he wraps his arms around her daughter and protects her always.
Amanda, you will be deeply missed. Jerry and I are praying for the family.
Amanda was like a kid or daughter of mine that grew into a well respected young women that l admired. I remembered having a political discussion with her and before we were threw she had change my mine some, and l am stubborn when it come to my opinion. But l had to give it to her she could make a point and you weren't going to change her mine. I really love that abou her and going to miss when l need to talk to someone about a Dilemma! God Bless her Soul
I only knew Amanda a short time. My heart is heavy for her husband and daughter. She was so bubbly and seemed like such a happy person. God bless this family may you rest in peace Amanda
Vanette Kerr Young
I heart breaks for your family. Sending love and prayers!
Sweet Amanda. My heart is so broken. Your beautiful spirit will live on forever. Thank you for the laughs and love. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. You had a wonderful family. I will love and miss your beautiful smile. Fly high sweet Angel.
Amanda, you always called me pop. The best daughter in law anyone could ask for. I know Chris was there to greet you in heaven. To the Leger and Griffin family, my heart and prayers go out to you. Especially little Chloe. Love y’all!
Big Jeff, Little Jeff, Adam and family, Bobby Way and I are so sad on the passing of Amanda. We are praying for comfort at this difficult time.
kEN & CAROLYN ABNEY
Jeffrey & Renee: We are so saddened to find out about Amanda. We will pray for you and please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers right now.
Al and Terri Rabb
our hearts and prayers go out to John and Renee' and to the entire family
Amanda will be truly missed by so many that loved her. I pray that God will give each of you the strength you need at this time grief, and the peace that only faith can bring. I send my love to you Renée, Jeffery, Rob, and Precious Klohe, and your entire families.
Leger Family- I am so very sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers and my thoughts. Her godfather made a promise to watch over her, and he still is. Much love to you all.
Amy Leger Edwards
My prayers are with all of your family. May eternal rest be granted unto Amanda and May perpetual light shine upon her. It was a blessing to have grown up with her as my cousin. Much love and prayers to you all.
Ronnie and Renee Murrell
Ronnie and I are so very sorry for your loss. May God comfort you all.
I am so sorry for your loss. My deepest sympathies and prayers for you all.
Lane & Cindy Henderson
Dear Renee, Jeff and family, Our hearts are broken for your loss. We love you all and will be praying for God’s help in getting through the coming days. . Love and Prayers, Lane & Cindy
Becky and Billy Freeman
Many prayers for your family. So sorry for your loss
I can not express how I feel about your loss. My heart is aching for you all. May God bless the days ahead and give you peace.. Love to you all. Hugs for little Khole.
Renee and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Prayer for little Chole through this process. Your family will be. in my THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS. RIP SWEET AMANDA
Judi and Ronnie Benoit
Ronnie and I are heartbroken for you all. We have a lifetime of memories to comfort us. Gold bless the Leger family and know how much we love you all. Judi and Ronnie
Roland and Jeanette Weekly
Our Sincere Condolences to the Family of Amanda Leger Griffin. Keeping you all in our Prayers.
Dear Renee and Jeff, it’s just not suppose to be this way. Our children are suppose to outlive us and save us from this unbearable pain. My heart breaks for the two of you, her sweet brothers ,the rest of the family and of course her little daughter Chloe. Prayers for all to find peace.
Big Jeff, Lil Jeff, Adam ,& Ms Renee so sorry for the loss of Amanda . My prayers are with you all RIP Amanda
Shannon & Joshlynn Guidry
Our deepest condolences to you all. Sending love and prayers.
Tim and Pennie Sarver
Our deepest sympathy for your loss. Praying for your families, may God comfort and strengthen all in your time of need..
Rodney and I are so very sorry for your loss. Our heartfelt condolences. Becky
Judi and Ronnie Benoit
Renee, John and family, Ronnie and I are heartbroken for you and your family. We have amazing memories throughout the years. God bless you all. Judi
Prayers to the family. So sorry for your loss
Donnie & Paula Colston
Donnie & I send our heartfelt sympathies to the friends & families of Amanda. So sad to lose such a young person in your family...& such a loss for her daughter. Our prayers are with you all.
Charles &Sepha Guidry
Dear Renee and Jeff our sincere condolences for the loss of your beautiful daughter. May God hold you in his arms and console you.Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family..
Debbie & Richard Mobley
Jeffery, Jeff, Adam, Renee and family my heart is broken. A flower picked before it finishes blooming only leaves the imagination of finished beauty. Chloe is so blessed to have all of you to love her, We love y'all deeply and we are praying for faith and strength as you all work your way through the coming years. I pray that your hearts will be filled with God's love, the love of your family and friends, and precious memories of Amanda. Please know our door is open if you need anything. love y'all
MaIziBe and Donald EastBB
Big Jeff, Lil Jeff, Adam and family, I am deeply sorry for your loss! My prayers are with you all at this time. Please accept my deepest condolences! Love you Guys!
On behalf of the family of Ted & Carrie Wills, our deepest sympathies and prayers are with you as your mourn the loss of Amanda. Some of my happiest memories are playing with her in the fields, exploring, and swinging from the old tire in the front yard. May God hold each of you in the palm of His hand.
Jim & Sherry Shell
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Leger Family, Jim and I are truly sorry for your loss.