In memory of
Mellie Rebecca Griffin Usry
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In memory of
Mellie Rebecca Griffin Usry
Mellie Rebecca Griffin Usry, age 91, went to be with our Lord Friday, October 4, 2019 at 10:58 a.m. in Metairie, LA surrounded by her family. Mellie was born on February 12, 1928, in Gladys, GA, to the late George Griffin and Rebecca Webb Griffin. She graduated Nashville High School in Nashville, GA and worked for Winn Dixie Grocery for 30 years. She was a resident of La Place LA for 55 years. Beloved wife of the late Harry Usry. Loving mother of James (Deborah) Usry, Wanda (Louie) Brazan, Larry (Darnell) Usry and Debbie (Kory) Trosclair. Sister of the late Gordon Lee Griffin, Willard (Judy) Griffin, Atwill (Wilson) Metz, Dorothy (Dreyfus) Jernigan, Doris (Bernard) Jernigan, Florida (Fred) Hester, Georgia (Leon) Watson, George (Frances) Griffin, Elbert (Mildred) Griffin, Tyson (Paul) Taylor (her twin), Clara Griffin and Johnny Griffin. Survived by one brother, Mitchell (Frances) Griffin. Also survived by 7 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. The family wants to extend a special thanks to Patricia and Donald Villa and Terry Loupe, Mellie's dedicated and loving caregivers. Mellie will be remembered for her unconditional love and support for her family, her honest and straightforward approach to life, and her engaging sense of humor. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Monday, October 7, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Millet-Guidry Funeral Home, 2806 W. Airline Hwy, La Place, LA. Mellie's grandson, Jeremy Usry, will officiate. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at St. John Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Please share memories and condolences at www.milletguidry.com.
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In memory of
Mellie Rebecca Griffin Usry
Mellie Rebecca Griffin Usry, age 91, went to be with our Lord Friday, October 4, 2019 at 10:58 a.m. in Metairie, LA surrounded by her family. Mellie was born on February 12, 1928, in Gladys, GA, to the late George Griffin and Rebecca Webb Griffin. She graduated Nashville High School in Nashville, GA and worked for Winn Dixie Grocery for 30 years. She was a resident of La Place LA for 55 years. Beloved wife of the late Harry Usry. Loving mother of James (Deborah) Usry, Wanda (Louie) Brazan, Larry (Darnell) Usry and Debbie (Kory) Trosclair. Sister of the late Gordon Lee Griffin, Willard (Judy) Griffin, Atwill (Wilson) Metz, Dorothy (Dreyfus) Jernigan, Doris (Bernard) Jernigan, Florida (Fred) Hester, Georgia (Leon) Watson, George (Frances) Griffin, Elbert (Mildred) Griffin, Tyson (Paul) Taylor (her twin), Clara Griffin and Johnny Griffin. Survived by one brother, Mitchell (Frances) Griffin. Also survived by 7 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. The family wants to extend a special thanks to Patricia and Donald Villa and Terry Loupe, Mellie's dedicated and loving caregivers. Mellie will be remembered for her unconditional love and support for her family, her honest and straightforward approach to life, and her engaging sense of humor. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Monday, October 7, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Millet-Guidry Funeral Home, 2806 W. Airline Hwy, La Place, LA. Mellie's grandson, Jeremy Usry, will officiate. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Interment to follow at St. John Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Please share memories and condolences at www.milletguidry.com.
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Millet-Guidry Funeral Home
2806 West Airline Highway
LaPlace, LA 70068
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