Fri Oct 22, 2021

Bobbie J. Godwin

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Ms. Bobbie J. Godwin, 90, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 at her home. She was born Feb. 2, 1929 in Buncombe County, the daughter of the late Etta Mae Hedgepeth. She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Edgar Cecial Godwin; one son, Richard Michael Godwin; a grandson, Shannon Powell; mother; one brother, Harry Lunsford; and five sisters, Dolly Davis, Naomi Reel, Cora Lee Calloway, Roxie Hill, Lillian McCorkle.

She was a member of Riegelwood Baptist Church. She was a graduate of Southeastern Community College where she completed the LPN Program. She worked in the medical field as an LPN for more than 20 years. Her greatest joy was taking care of her grandchildren and going to the beach.

Visitation will be held from 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29 at Bolton Baptist Church. Her funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29 at the church with Rev. Sterling Sarvis officiating. Peacock Funeral Home of Whiteville is serving the family.

Pallbearers will be Heath Malpass, Jason Godwin, Christopher Russ, Dylan Malpass, Lane Stanley, Matthew Malpass, Curt Powell, Christian Malpass, Reece Mitchell and Bill Veraldi.

She is survived by two daughters, Sherrie Godwin Russ and husband, Ronnie, of Riegelwood, Pam G. Carroll of Fayetteville; one sister, Jimmie Overcash of Charlotte; eight grandchildren, Heath Malpass, Heather Veraldi, Matthew Malpass, Shannan Mitchell, Kim Malpass, Jason Godwin, Curt Powell, Christopher Russ; 16 great-grandchildren, Christian Malpass, Dylan Malpass, Taylor Powell, Alana Powell, Summer Powell, Reece Mitchell, Kayla Mitchell, Charelston Veraldi, Jada Godwin, Rylie Russ, Meadow Malpass, Jayce Russ, Isabella Russ, Cash Godwin, Mackenzie Thornton, Meghen K. Godwin; and two step grandchildren, Malaya Fant and Lexi Fant.

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In lieu of flowers donations may be made to, Bolton Baptist Church 126 Poplar Ave, Bolton, N.C. 28423 or Liberty Hospice, 74 McNeill Plaza, Whiteville, N.C. 28472.

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