Moultrie Observer

Obituaries

November 23, 2012

Helen Ann Wright Griffin

COOLIDGE — Services for Helen Ann Wright Griffin, 74, of Coolidge will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, at the Whiddon-Shiver Funeral Home Chapel. Evangelist James Tyson will officiate services with interment to follow at Greenfield Cemetery in Colquitt County. Pallbearers will be Joshua Posey, Jason Boyett, Chancey Sadler, Hunter Sadler, Wesley Bradford, Devin Polk, Lewis Griffin and Donnie Joiner. Honorary pallbearers will be Trae Watson and Bill Johnson.

Ms. Griffin was born on June 11, 1938, in Mitchell County, Ga., to the late James Luther Wright and Harriet McMillan. She was a member of Five Forks Freewill Baptist Church in Barwick and she worked a a waitress for Waffle Shop. On Dec. 22, 1976, she wed Morris Griffin and their union would continue until the time of his passing on Feb. 17, 2008.

Ms. Griffin died Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, at Thomasville Nursing and Rehab.

Survivors include her son, Tommy Posey (Barbara) of Coolidge; daughter Janice Johnson (Adriane) of Anniston, Ala.; son, Steve Griffin (Renee) of Moultrie; daughters, Retha Sadler (Wayne) of Cairo and Marsha Lyn Oates of Tampa, Fla.; sister, Belinda Posey of Cairo; 17 grandchildren and a number of great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by brothers and sister, Frances Daniels, Blonnie Connell, Virginia Palmer, Jack Wright and Luther Wright.

The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. today, Nov. 24, at the funeral home.

Please sign the online register book at www.whiddonshiverfuneralhome.com or at www.moultrieobserver.com.

Whiddon-Shiver Funeral Home of Thomasville is in charge of arrangements.

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