Velma Griffin

Velma Griffin, 91, of Quitman, passed away on October 14, 2017 at Bedford Nursing Home in Marion MS.  She was born on December 29, 1925 to Lonnie and Callie Boman in Quitman, MS.

Velma is survived by her sons, Larry (Debbie) Griffin and Doug (Phyllis) Griffin; grandchildren, Summer Gipson, Rachel (Ashley) Harris, Larrian (Zach) Swain, Derek Griffin and Blake Griffin; and 6 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lavelle Griffin; parents, Lonnie and Callie Kennedy Boman; sisters, Emma Boman and Mary Boman; and brothers, Henry Boman, Melvin Boman, and Edward Boman.

Visitation will be held Monday, October 16, 2017, 5:00 pm at Wright's Funeral Home, Quitman, Mississippi. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 10:00 am at the Wright's Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Terry Irby officiating. Burial will take place in the Gibbs-Griffin Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Blake Griffin, Derek Griffin, Ashley Harris, Zach Swain, Travis Boney, and Benny Boman.

Online condolences can be given at