Mrs. Rachel Griffin

Published 5:12 pm Thursday, January 24, 2019

Mrs. Rachel Griffin

January 24, 2019


Mrs. Rachel Griffin, 81, of Mentone, AL, died Thursday, January 24, 2019 at the Miller County Hospital in Colquitt, Ga. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, January 28, 2019, at the Banks Funeral Home Chapel, with interment to follow in the Andersonville National Cemetery at 2 p.m.

Mrs. Griffin was born on April 5, 1937, in Danville, Virginia to the late Paul Washington and Golden Dove Gray Brummett. She had lived in Sylvester for 23 years before moving to Alabama in 1998. Mrs. Griffin was a homemaker and enjoyed dancing, the outdoors, gardening and especially her flowers.

Survivors include her husband, Earl R. Griffin of Mentone, Ala.; children, Sharon Selby (Stanley) of Scottsboro, Alabama, Earl R. (Ray) Griffin, II of Poulan, Marjorie Mayfield (Stephen) of Bainbridge and Jerry L. Griffin (Kathy) of Crawfordville, Fla.; grandchildren, Vanessa Dolberry, (Kris), Aaron Selby (Marsha), Earl R. Griffin (Trey)III, Paul Griffin (Megan), Amanda Springer (Mike), Blake Brown (Jenny), Stephanie Mayfield, Benjamin Griffin (Alicia), Samuel Griffin and Mikey Griffin;  10 great-grandchildren and a brother, David Brummett  of Danville, Va.

The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2 until 4 p.m. at Banks Funeral Home, Sylvester, Ga. Please sign our online guest registry at Banks Funeral Home in Sylvester is in charge of arrangements.