Funeral services will be held at noon Tuesday, October 22, 2013, at Silver Star Church in Rome with Rev. Gregory Braggs officiating. Burial will follow at Rome Cemetery under the direction on Byas Funeral Home of Ruleville.
Visitation will be held from 2-6 p.m. Monday, October 21, 2013 at the funeral home in Ruleville.
Survivors include wife, Joyce Griffin of Rome; sons, Melvin Johnson of Milwaukee, Ervin Griffin of Jacksonville, Fla., Cetress Griffin of Drew, and Karl Whitehead of Horn Lake; daughter, Brenda Walker of Tutwiler; brothers, Robert Griffin, Eddie Griffin and Richard Griffin all of Elkhart, Ind. and Willie B. Ford of Clarksdale; sisters, Leah Griffin of Elkhart, Ind., Carre Broom of Clarksdale and Bertha Ford of Chicago; 16 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
You may sign the guest book online at byasfuneralhomes.com