Mrs. Ollie Mae Griffin, 90, of Crossett, died Sunday, March 5, 2017, at Stonegate Villa Health and Rehabilitation Center in Crossett. She was a native of Hamburg, but a resident of Crossett most of her life. She was a homemaker and a member of the Quinn Chapel AME Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, John Griffin; her parents, Elijiah and Roxie Ann Cain-Griffin; three brothers, John Lewis Jimerson, Clemon Jimmerson and Emmitt Jimerson; eight sisters, Sarah L. Smith, Ethel Wills, Lottie Vurgest, Pearline Tyson, Vashtie Johnson, Beatrice Allen, Easter Swain and Verdel Lowe. Survivors include three sons, Oliver Eugene Griffin, Spencer Donzell Griffin, both of Crossett and Freddie Griffin and spouse Bonnie of Monticello; two daughters, Merkia Key of Crossett, and Linda Griffin of Little Rock; five grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and a number of nieces, nephews, other family members and friends. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday March 10, at Quinn Chapel AME Church with the Revs. Marvin Scott and Brandon Sims officiating. Pallbearers will be Alex Brown, Cornelius Girtman, Jimmy Griffin, Fredie Hargraves, Ken Tolefree and Leslie Tolefree.
Honorary Pallbearers will be the Quinn Chapel Church Stewards and Trustees, Johnnie C. Gaston, Clemon Perry Jimerson Sr. and Clemon Perry Jimerson Jr. Viewing will be 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday at Cromwell Funeral Home.