Yvonne Verna Griffin
July 17, 1931 – October 29, 2020
With heavy hearts the family of Yvonne Verna Griffin announce her passing. She was born on July 17, 1931 in Baker, Louisiana to James F. Womack and Aimee Perilloux Womack. She passed away peacefully in her sleep at her home in Pasadena, Texas on October 29, 2020.
She was preceded in death by her parent; her husband of 30 years, George Graham Griffin; her son, George Graham Griffin, Jr.; her grandson, Cody Clement; and son-in-law, Clint Clement. Sisters: Doris Reading, Margie Heltz, Mona Fay Cavalier, and Joy Womack. Brothers: Frank Womack, Jr., Pete Womack, Buddy Womack, and Shelby (Toby) Womack. She was also preceded in death by her best friend, Martha Hockin who passed away exactly one year to the day.
She is survived by her daughter, Amie Clement; grandsons: Everett Griffin, Jeffrey Wooding, Kenneth Griffin and Kyle Clement; and granddaughter Casey Clark; great-grandchildren, Libby, Daisy, Dalton Woodring, Brock And Brenden Griffin and Rory Kay Clement; sisters: Ruth (Tiny) Bergeron, Sherry Womack; and numerous nieces and nephews. She also leaves to cherish her memory, Tommy Hockin, a special friend.
Yvonne graduated from Baker High School in 1950 where she was voted most witty and played a clarinet in the marching band and excelled as a drum major. She attended LSU for a while before getting married.
Yvonne and George relocated to Pasadena, Texas in 1956 where they made many friends. Yvonne worked as the manager of 3 different Dairy Queen locations in Pasadena.
Monday, November 2, 2020
Yvonne Verna Griffin
October 31, 2020
Ms. Yvonne, You know You have always meant the World to Me.... How I will Miss You, Words can not discribe how much I will Miss You.... All of Our long talks.... the Fourth of July’s together.... the Happiness You Always brought my Mah, Shirley Williams.... I think about the Walks down to the Onion Ring place, so You could have their Onion Rings.... cuz You would Always say, “Well, Dairy Queen isn’t Nothing like theirs are”... so I would Happily make that walk... and of course there is the time at Ryan’s where You Gladly showed Me how Perfectly Clean You could leave a Catfish skeleton after Eating it... Lol... That still Amazes Me.... Lord, You know I am thinking, Look out Lord... the Trio is back together You, Ms. Martha and my Mah..... wish could spell out “LOOK OUT”... I Love You so Very Much.... that Will Always remain .... #RIP