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Funeral Service

Houston Temple Church of God in Christ
Saturday December 23rd, 2017

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Graveside Service

Arlington National Cemetery
Monday January 22nd, 2018

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Shawana Lagail Fludd

Life Reflections Obituary

Sgt. Shawana LaGail Griffin Fludd was born July 3, 1960 in Tyler, TX to Harvey and Elsie Griffin.  Shawana was the second born of their five daughters.  She was the only child that was born at home.

Shawana attended public school in Tyler ISD.  She was an honorary member of the Jazzy Jewel Social Club affectionately known as “Big Jewel”. 

Shawana joined the Army after graduating high school.  She retired after serving our country for 20 years and made Virginia her home.

Shawana was raised up going to church at Houston Temple Church of God in Christ in Tyler, TX.  She gave her life to Christ in the early 90’s.  She was a faithful member and deaconess of the Spirit of Faith Ministries in Alexandria, VA.  She was filled with the Holy Spirit at Spirit of Faith Ministries and she was a devout member for over 20 years under the direction of Pastor Louise Carter.

Shawana was the mother to three children: Nadia Keyes, Nevis Franklin, and Jerry Fludd Jr. Shawana was preceded in death by her father, Harvey Griffin, her oldest sister, Harvetta Griffin Watson, and her oldest son, Nevis Franklin.

Shawana departed this life on December 8th, 2017. She leaves to cherish her memories, her husband, Jerry Fludd of Alexandria, VA; her mother, Elsie Griffin of Tyler, TX; her children: Nadia Keyes Tyler, TX; Jerry Fludd Jr. of Alexandria, VA; Two Grandson Keith London and Aidan Keyes - of Tyler, TX;   her sisters: Dora Griffin Lampkin (George) of Tyler, TX; Deirdre Griffin Roberson (John) of Tyler, TX; and Torian Griffin of Tyler, TX; her nephews: Antonio Burnett (Alicia) of Seattle, WA; Jack Burnett of St. Petersburg, FL; Courtney Thomas of Tyler, TX; Hennessey Lampkin of Tyler, TX; Zaylon Jones of Dallas, TX; her nieces: LaTangdra Griffin of Tyler, TX; Chasidy Griffin Tidwell (Roy) of Little Elm, TX; Shacoria Whitemon of Tyler, TX. Other family members include the Delaware Moore cousins of Dallas, TX; The Griffin cousins of Lindale, TX; Spirit of Faith Ministry family of Alexandria, VA; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.


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Sitting here today remembering a dear, close friend. I will never forget you nor the friendship that we shared. I love and miss you tremendously but know we will see one another one day. Rest in your heavenly sleep until we meet again!

Elder Ardele Stewarts Apr 28 2019 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss. May God provide the comfort and strength that your family needs at this difficult time (2 Cor 1:3,4). Your family will be in my prayers.

Deborah Jan 31 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Shawana Fludd

Kelly Debnam Dec 30 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Shawana Fludd

George Guyah Dec 23 2017 12:00 AM

My deepest sympathies to the family as Shawana was ine of my cherished coworkers, but most of all my friend. May she rest in peace.

Willette Matthews Dec 23 2017 12:00 AM

Sorry to hear of the home going of Sis. Shawana. Have know for a number of years. Sis. Elsie I want you to know you're in my prayers. God will give you strength each day.

Yvonne Sinches Dec 22 2017 12:00 AM

A Pedestal Arrangement was sent on December 21, 2017

Our deepest condolences on the passing of your wife, mother, daughter, sister, and child of God. May memories of Shawana forever sustain you all in the days ahead. A lovely, warm, caring, and compassionate woman who is now with the angels. Former Verizon co-workers Carmelita Lloyd and June Blackwell

Expression of Sympathy Dec 21 2017 12:00 AM

So sorry for the loss of a very dear friend & co-worker and the loss of your beloved family member!
She was funny & loving to us all!
May God bless and keep her Mother, Husband, Daughter & Son and GrandKids in his care!
Love to you all! Lynette Major

Lynette Major of Verizon, Falls Church VA 2008 Dec 21 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Shawana Fludd

Lynette Major Dec 21 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Shawana Fludd

London's Mortuary and Staff Dec 8 2017 12:00 AM

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