Shirley Gomez Griffin passed away peacefully on Friday, November 29, 2019 at the age of 87. She was the beloved wife of the late Dewey Joseph Griffin. Loving mother of Patricia Griffin Ortiz and the late Michael Emile Griffin. Proud grandmother of Jared Michael Gonzales, Chad Michael Rodosta, and Jason Michael Griffin and 1 great-grandson, Gavin Rhys Griffin. Daughter of the late Corbert Gomez, Sr. and Nellie Landry Gomez. Sister of Janie Kuhn and the late Corbert Gomez, Jr., Paul Gomez, Irby Gomez, Maurice Gomez, and Lydia Comberrel. Shirley is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
Shirley is a native of New Orleans, LA and a longtime resident of Metairie, LA. She was a homemaker and she lived her life for her husband, children, and grandchildren. She loved reading books and was an avid bowler until the age of 84.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Services at Garden of Memories Funeral Home & Cemetery, 4900 Airline Drive Metairie, LA 70001 on Friday, December 6, 2019. Visitation will begin at 11:00 am with a Mass starting at 1:00 PM followed by burial.