Elma J. Tomlinson

SYLVESTER - Mrs. Elma J. Tomlinson, 89, of Sylvester died Saturday November 16, 2013 at Phoebe Worth Medical Center.

The graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday November 19, 2013 at Hillcrest Cemetery with Dr. Ben Bush officiating.

Mrs. Tomlinson was born in Tift County on November 22, 1923 to the late John W. and Arlow Hinson Griffin. She had lived in Sylvester since 1990 moving here from Miami where she had lived for 45 years. Mrs. Tomlinson was a member of the First Baptist Church in Sylvester, the Bykota Sunday School Class and the W.M.U.

Survivors include her sisters, Carolyn Odem of Sylvester and Margaret Giddens of Sylvester; brothers, John W. Griffin of Sylvester, Hubert Griffin of Zillah, WA., Fain Griffin of Centre, AL., Earl Griffin of Menton, AL., and a host of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents Mrs. Tomlinson was preceded in death by 7 siblings.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 1:00 PM until service hour at Banks Funeral Home.

Please sign our online guest registry at www.banksfh.com

Banks Funeral Home in Sylvester is in charge of the arrangements.


Banks Funeral Home

Sylvester 229/776-2055