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December 15, 1955 – July 1, 2023

Ms. Pamela L. Griffin, 67, of Dinwiddie, passed away on Saturday, July 1, 2023 at Bon Secours Southside Medical Center, Petersburg, VA. She was born, December 15, 1955 to the late Willie A. Dodson and Anna M. Dodson.

Pamela was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin M. Griffin; and her grandparents, Irene Jackson, Roosevelt and Lillian Dodson.

She grew up in Dinwiddie, VA, and attended Dinwiddie Public Schools, graduating in 1974.  She worked as an LPN for 40 years.  Pamela was passionate about taking care of children with special needs.

Pamela leaves to cherish her memories: a devoted daughter, Sheree Aviles and one son, Jovon Griffin both of Dinwiddie; three grandchildren, Shaykira Aviles, Keniyah Price and Shakeim Price; four devoted cousins, Terry Winbush, Rodney and Diane Jackson and Constance Scott; and a host of other devoted relatives and friends.

Services will be held 2:00 P.M., Saturday, July 8, 2023, at Tabernacle Baptist Church, 418 Halifax Street, Petersburg, VA, the Rev. Dr. Robert A. Diggs, Sr., Pastor, the Rev. Janet Flowers, eulogist. The interment to follow at Dinwiddie Memorial Park.

J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., 102 South Avenue, Petersburg, VA, (804) 732-8911, watch the funeral services live online at