Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 2, 2013, at Azion M.B. Church in Mound Bayou with Rev. Tony Anderson officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be from 2-6 p.m. Friday, November 1, 2013, at Delta Burial Corporation in Mound Bayou.
Mr. Griham Jr. was born on June 25, 1942, in Nitta Yuma to the late Johnnie Griham Sr. and Beulah Potts Griham.
He was married to the late LeDonia Sanders. From this union they had three daughters. Later in life he had another daughter and son.
He was preceded in death by his oldest daughter, Pamela Sanders, and a sister, Beatrice Archie.
He is survived by daughters, Melinda Griham of Florida, Joanna Harris of Cleveland and Cherelle Evans of Boston, Mass.; a son, Jarvitz Mason of Pasadena, Calif.; five sisters, Mary Lee Griham of St. Louis, Mo., Marie Griham Coleman, Lucille Griham and Mary Ann Griham, all of Mound Bayou, and Juanita Griham of Boston, Mass.; three brothers, Charlie Griham of Cleveland, David Griham of Merigold and Dennis Griham of Winstonville; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and 15 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.