Georgia Mae Smith Griffin
We praise God for Georgia Mae Smith Griffin who entered the world on February 21, 1942 to parents George and Nina Smith of Muskogee County, Oklahoma. Georgia attended Beacon Light Elementary School, Dunbar High School and Langston University. She was married to William Griffin, Jr. who preceded her in death.
Georgia was well known for her hospitality, a trait passed down from her grandmother and mother. Untold numbers enjoyed staying with her and eating her cooking. She loved taking care of people, loving and helping them. You could also often find her fishing. She was retired from the Merchant Marines and a member of Daughters of the Eastern Star.
The most important thing in her life was her relationship with Jesus Christ._She was a member of Church of the Gospel of Jesus Christ where members often referred to her as "Mother" or "Mother Georgia". She served as president of the Women‘s Missionary Society and the Pastor‘s Aid. She was full of life, love, giving, caring and sharing. She went home for a greater life with the Lord on June 17,2003.
Her Legacy (Children)
Diane Griffin Williams Kevin Mayfield Tressie Louise Holloway Myra Jo Brown Kelly
Derrick Griffin - deceased Robin Lorraine Griffin Willette Griffin Davis
Leaves: 16 grandchildren, and 9 great grandchildren. Sisters: Earnestine Jordan, Ophelia Parker, Geraldine Murdock, Oletha Barnett, Ruth Roberts, Sharon Dawson, Debra White, Theda R. Ponder, Beverly Smith. Brothers: Wendell Smith, Willie Smith, Sylvester Barnett, Keith Smith, Marvin Smith, George Smith, Frederick Smith and Dennis Smith. She also leaves, stepbrothers and sisters, host of relatives, and friends.