LaVerne Griffin
Guy & Allen Funeral Directors, Inc.
2959 West 11th Avenue
Gary, IN
LaVerne Griffin age 59 made her transition September 6, 2019. She was a graduate of West Side High School class of 1978. Preceded in death by her father James V. Griffin and mother Johnnie M. Andrews. She leaves to cherish her memory her 3 loving children, Gilbert Washington II, Melissa (Kurt) Whitehead and TaWanna (Ronnie) Lyons, 3 sisters Janice (Henry) Morris, Bridgit Michaud and Thelma Nellum, 9 grandchildren Jymere, Jalyssa, Ronnie, JaQuira, Ronnell, Riley, Reagan, Klarissa and Stephanie. Special cousin Herbertine (Wayne) Posey and a host of other family and friends. Visitation Friday September 13, 2019 from 12:00 noon- 8:00 p.m. with family hour from 6:00p.m.-7:00 p.m. with Funeral Services Saturday September 14, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. all services at the Guy & Allen Funeral Chapel 2959 West 11th Avenue Interment Oak Hill Cemetery.

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Guy & Allen Funeral Directors, Inc.
2959 West 11th Avenue, Gary, IN
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Well Ma, you 2 are reunited. With Mickey's funeral being tomorrow all I can think about is reliving yours. I miss you sooooo much!!!
TaWanna Lyons
December 19, 2019
I hadn't seen you in years but have fun memories of us as children. You and your sister Janice.. I just learned of your transition and saddened. In this picture your smile is the same as I remembered it when we were children. Sitting now with the King.

Loving Memories

Robert Gillum
December 14, 2019
Melissa (& family), I was so sorry to learn of your mom's passing. She was a beautiful woman. Please accept my sincere condolences.
Kelli Hamilton
December 10, 2019
Coke I met Johnny and laverne when I lived next door on 20tha Avenue Concord village almost 50 years ago started doing johnny w hair before she passed
Ethel Coker
September 16, 2019
Laverne you will be missed deeply we had a lot of good times together in high school you me Gilbert we all had a great time you will be deeply missed my friend and love to the family I send my deepest condolences Rosie Givens Bryant
Rosie Bryant
September 14, 2019
Rest in peace Laverne you will be truly
missed thank you for being my friend.
Denice Hughes
September 14, 2019
Fred &Sharon Lovelace
September 14, 2019
I pray God gives the family, friends and all lives our Dear Sweet Laverne touched the strength to endure this difficult transition. I pray God wipe every tear & repair every heart aching from her physical absence. ❤
Rosie Sims Crystal
September 13, 2019
I am sorry for your loss and I want you to know that my prayers are with you and your family and you will overcome this and be stronger when it is all over may God keep your family in his loving arms.
Glenda Jackson
September 12, 2019
I don't know what to say, Verne it was my pleasure to have known you, laughed with you and shared a drink, or two, with you. You will be missed, and heaven has gained a great woman. REST IN PEACE my friend, love yuz.
Gilbert I'm here if you need me, to talk, to listen, or to just pop a top! Love ya brother, God bless.
Steven Choate
September 12, 2019
Steven Choate
September 12, 2019
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Jerry Macon
September 12, 2019
Oh, my God! Such a beautiful, highly spirited person & former Methodist Hospital co-worker: LaVerne.

L❤VED her dearly. Family, please know that I and countless others are praying for you at this moment in time. Jesus!
Linda Collins-Brown
September 11, 2019
From Joe and Marty Brenner Oil who delivered gas. You always had a smile and a good word no matter how your day was going. You always said bye dear or ok baby you made our day.
Rest in peace sweet Lavern.
September 11, 2019
a loved one
September 11, 2019
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Darius Barnard
September 11, 2019
So sorry for the loss of ur mother my prayers and love r with your family
Antoinette Mccollum
September 11, 2019
To the family of LaVern you have my deepest sympathy. LaVetn you will be missed R.I.H
Drenice Gayton and Family
September 11, 2019
To the childrens of LaVern Griffin from the Suggs Family, may LaVern r.i.h.
Warreena (red) Suggs
September 11, 2019
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Gregory Archibald
September 11, 2019
September 11, 2019
Rest well my class mate. Condolences to the family of Miss LaVerne Griffin. May the spirit of God strengthen you in this season.

Teresa Culley-Johnson
WSH c/o 78
September 11, 2019
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