Mae Jewel Griffith

Published 5:50 pm Friday, November 22, 2013

Funeral services for Ms. Mae Jewel Griffith, 71, Prentiss and Hattiesburg (formerly of L.A., CA) were held November 16, 2013, at Mt. Carmel COGIC, Prentiss. Interment was in the church cemetery. Elder Bobby Gray, Jr., officiated the services. Reeves Funeral Home, Inc., Mount Olive, was in charge of the arrangements.

Honorary pallbearers John L. Griffith, Reverend Dannie Griffith, Jr., Anthony Griffith, Joel Griffith, Emmitt Griffith, Larry H. Griffith, and Douglas C. Griffith

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Pallbearers Jamie Buckley, Vincent Wooten, Russell Griffith, Ervin Polk, Charles Cribbs, Sheriff Ronald Strickland, Rob McInnis Archie Price, and Durvin Polk.

Ms. Griffith passed away November 11 at Forrest General Hospital, Hattiesburg.

She attended elementary school at Mt. Carmel and Gray School, Prentiss and Piney Woods Community High School, Piney Woods, MS. Her career path included mission work in L.A., California, New York, and Mexico; she also worked in the restaurant industry and home care services.

She was a lifelong member of Mt. Carmel COGIC.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Dannie Griffith, Sr., and Lillian Mae Wilson and three brothers, Howard Lewis, Willie Lee, and Otis Travis Griffith.

Surviviors include, one son, James Dexter Griffith,; three sisters, Barbara Griffith, Hattiesburg, MS, Miriam Griffith Buckley, Prentiss, MS and Lois Griffith Brown, Atlanta, GA; brothers, John L. Griffith, Reverend Dannie Griffith(Sherry), Larry H. Griffith, SST Anthony Griffith(Katie), and Douglas C. Griffith(Shirley) all of Mt. Olive, MS and other family members.