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MS. NINA SIMONE GRIFFIN – Age 57, of Dalton, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at Hamilton Medical Center. She was a member of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her father, Charles David Graham, brother, Michael “Nicky” Griffin, and grandparents, Henry & Mary Griffin and Zenovia & Charles Graham.

She is survived by her loving son, Demetrius A. (Frances Washington) Griffin; mother, Mabel Griffin Parker; grandchildren, Daqwon Teal and Taiya Constant of Dalton, Georgia; sisters, Karen Gilliespie and Devada Graham of Cleveland, Tennessee; brothers, Detrius Graham, Fabian Medhanie, and Kerry “Fuzzy” Graham of Cleveland, Tennessee; special aunt, Sharon (Michael) Whitener; aunts, Edna B. Easley, Imogene (Ray) Burse, and Eloise Griffin; uncle, William C. (Mary) Griffin; special cousins, Shawn Weaver, Avis Jones, Anitra Hamilton, Audra “Micki” Mack, and Shelena Wilkins; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.

Funeral Service will be held Saturday, July 8, 2017 at 1:00 P.M. at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, 2014 Martin L. King, Jr. Blvd., Dalton, Georgia, with Pastor Edward Hoggs and other ministers officiating. Her remains will lie in state at the funeral home on Friday after 11:00 A.M. Interment, West Hill Cemetery. Please share your thoughts and memories of Ms. Nina Simone Griffin at Arrangements by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton, Georgia.

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  • Tuesday, July 04, 2017
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Willis Funeral Home, Inc.
  • Wednesday, July 05, 2017
    Grew up with nina she always had a way of making us laugh very sweet spirit woman always friendly .the Bible says to have a friend you must first show yourself friendly and that nina did do that I feel you guys pain I love my sweet friend and family member Nina
    ~ sadie   varnell, GA
  • Tuesday, July 04, 2017
    We pray that in this time of loss, You'll feel God's love much more & that you'll find your comfort In the presence of the Lord....We pray God pours upon you, His sweet amazing grace & overflow your heart with peace....As you live in His embrace!
    ~ Christine & Christopher M. Austin   Dalton, GA
  • Tuesday, July 04, 2017
    I am sorry for your loss, please accept my sincere condolences. I hope the family will find some comfort and strength in Jesus promise of the earthly resurrection(Acts 24:15)and the renewed Paradise earth, where death will be no more and no family will mourn the death of a loved one.-Revelation 21:3,4;John 5:28,29;Luke 23:43. may GOD(Psalms 83:18)grant you peace and comfort now, during this grievous time.-Matthew 5:4.
    ~ M Jones   N Bern, NC
  • Wednesday, July 05, 2017
    Sorry I was unable to be there. But I send my love to the family. I will miss her. Timika Mack
    ~ Timika Mack   Chatsworth, GA
  • Thursday, July 06, 2017
    Karen, Sorry to hear about the loss of your sister. I will be praying for you and your entire family that God will comfort your hearts as only He can. Your Duracell family will be praying also. Jeff Long
    ~ Jeff Long   Cleveland, TN
  • Wednesday, July 05, 2017
    She woke up in glory what better place She's done with the trouble of this world No more headaches heartaches troubles or pain it's all over and she has risen up and walked up the King's highway Parents your hearts are tender but you are not alone God sees and cares He is just a prayer away God be with you until you meet again Granny is looking out for her now.
    ~ Marvin Henderson   Ravenna, OH
  • Thursday, July 06, 2017
    Praying for the Griffin, Parker, Graham Families. Pastor Edward and LaValla Hoggs and the Shiloh Baptist Church Family.
    ~ Shiloh Baptist Church   Dalton, GA
  • Thursday, July 06, 2017
    May you find peace in the Lord during your time of bereavement. Sheenequa Evans
    ~ Sheenequa Evans (Mack)   Chatsworth, GA
  • Friday, July 07, 2017
    To the Griffin,Parker, and Graham family my prayers are with you just know one thing and take one day at a time. RIP Nina she was an angel.
    ~ Tiffany Cunningham-Hiles and Family   Rockyface, GA
  • Saturday, July 08, 2017
    My prayers goes out to your family and sorry about your lost. Nina was a great friend when I lived in Dalton.
    ~ MR. CHARLES BROWN   Savannah, GA