Valdosta Daily Times

January 30, 2014

Lucy King Griffin


The Valdosta Daily Times

QUITMAN — Lucy King Griffin, 91, of Albany, died Monday Jan. 27, 2014 at the Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital North Campus.

She was born April 28, 1922 in Berrien County to the late James Richard King and the late Martha Ida Guthrie. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. She was well known throughout the southeast region as a local entertainer ,"Madam Lucille". She was the widow of James Henry "J.H." Griffin and was preceded in death by three brothers: J.U. King, A.T. King, and Franklin Brown King.

She is survived by two daughters, Dinah Griffin of Fairburn and Deborah Griffin of Albany; two sons: Greg Griffin of Vicksburg, Miss. and Richard Griffin of Rome; two grandsons, Clint Risley of Fairburn and Chris (Daniela Velez) Risley of Marietta; great-granddaughter, Sofia Estella Risley; nephews, Gerald King, Sherwood King, Jim King, and Brigadier General John King; and several cousins.

Graveside funeral services will be held Saturday,  Feb. 1, 2014 at 2 p.m. in the Long Bridge Cemetery. Visitation is Saturday from 11 a.m.  until hour of services. — Lovein Funeral Home, Nashville