Verleain Wright Griffin

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Verleain Wright Griffin

1928 - 2018

Verleain Wright Griffin Mrs. Verleain Wright Griffin, 89, of Valdosta, Georgia was born on December 1, 1928 to the late Gurnie Wright, Sr. and the late Gertude Howell Wright, and passed this life to join our Savior on November 24, 2018. She was educated at Woods Chapel School in Clyattville, Georgia and attended beauty school in Miami, Florida, becoming a beautician in the Lowndes community. She was baptized at an early age and was a member of Second Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church in which she served on several committees. Mrs. Griffin also served as a substitute bus driver for Lowndes County Public School System.
On September 29, 1948, she married Silas H. Griffin and from this union six children were born. Her hobbies included cooking, baking (Cake Lady), and gardening. She was a giving and self-less person with a caring heart.
Mrs. Griffin was preceded in death by one son, Marvin D. Griffin; and five brothers, James Wright, Willie Frank Wright, Sylvester Wright, Gurnie Wright, Jr. (Sonny), and Marshall Wright.
She leaves to cherish her memories three sons, Severado (Dedra) Griffin of Miami, FL.,Gamon (Diane) Griffin of Jacksonville, FL., and Gerald P. Griffin of Valdosta, GA.; two daughters, Magdalene G. Corbett of Augusta, GA., and Wynette (Kevin) Dobard of Valdosta, GA.; one brother, Jimmy Wright of Valdosta, GA.; two sisters, Hattie Mae Chachere of Valdosta, GA., and Eloise Wright Cobb of Brooklyn, NY.; six grandsons, Narada, Justin, Evan, Jonathan, Aaron, and Brian; nine granddaughters, Shantell, Sonja, Amanda, Allison, Shavon, Matraca, Natraca, Kiersten; six great, grandchildren, Jordan, Sierra, Khalil, Kyre, Madison, Cruz; a special niece, Inez (Willie) Matchett Drye; Also, a host of amazing nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.
Home Going Service will be held on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church. Rev. Dr. Charles E. Vinson, Sr. is Pastor; however, Rev. Leroy Henderson, Jr. will officiate. Burial to follow in the Wright Memorial Cemetery (Clyattville, GA.). Final rites were entrusted to Harrington Funeral Home.
Published on November 29, 2018
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