Family Login:

Share This Obituary

Joycelyn Bentley Griffin "MaMa Nu" "Chief" "Noonie", native and resident of Phoenix La. Entered eternal rest on Saturday October 7, 2017 at Canon Hospice. She was the daughter of the late Velma Turner and Joseph Bentley Sr. Wife of the late Herbert Griffin. She is survived by 2 daughters Dione Toyia Griffin-Cosse' and Danna T. Griffin. Brothers Joseph Sr., Sullivan, and Curtis Bentley, Sisters Verna B. Mahoney and Rose B DeMolle. Grandchildren D'Ontri and Jarvis Cosse' Sr., Milton Anderson IV, and Mo'Ne' Dorsey. Great grandchildren Jarvis Jr, JaMiyah and JaHarii. One son-in-law Gerald Cosse'. Sisters in law Louise Ethel Handy,Sheila, Barbara and Emelda Bentley and one Godchild, Lynette E. Harvey. Also, a host of Nieces nephews, cousins and friends. She was proceeded in death by her brother Ulysses Bentley Sr., Godmother Florida Thomas and numerous family and friends.

Relatives and friends of the family also pastors officer and members
of the St. John Baptist Church of Phoenix, La. and all neighboring churches
of Plaquemines, St. Bernard and Orleans Parishes, faculty and class of
Phoenix High School, Plaquemines Parish Government, Plaquemines Parish School Board, Ochsner Hospital and Pauda Community Service are invited to attend funeral services at 11:00 AM on Saturday October 14, 2017 at St. John Baptist Church, Phoenix La. Pastor Romell E. Griffin Sr., officiating. Visitation at starting at 9:00 AM until funeral. Interment Griffin Cemetery, Davant La. Arrangements by D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home. Please visit to sign the online guest book