Funeral services for Verline Mildred Griffin, 82, Quitman are scheduled for 2:00 PM Friday, December 6, 2013, Lowe Funeral Home Chapel, Quitman. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Mineola. Family will receive friends 6:00-8:00 PM Thursday evening, Dec. 5th at the funeral home. She was born August 27, 1931 in Paragould, AR. to Henry and Dora Pry Shipman.She was a Optician and a Baptist.
She is preceded in death by a daughter Cindy Barton; her husband, G. W. Griffin, 3 Brothers and 1 Sister. She is survived by husband Amos Foster, Quitman, 1 son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Kathy Thurman, Quitman; 1 daughter, Karen Griffin, Rockwall; 2 Brothers, Henry Shipman, Jr., Lawton,OK and L. D. Shipman, Hoopeston, IL.; 2 Sisters, Louise Atkinson, Clarkrange, TN. and Darlene Mayberry, Westville, IL; 3 grandsons and 3 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Family would like to thank the nurses and staff at East Texas Medical Center,Quitman, Heritage Nursing Home and Reflections Hospice for their love and care of this special lady.