Elnora Godwin

Published 12:00 am Monday, February 9, 2009

Elnora G. Godwin, 84, the daughter of the late James and Emma Edwards Godwin, passed from this life Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009 at Sentara Obici Hospital.
Mrs. Godwin had retired from Planters Peanut Company after several years of service.
As an avid member of the Little Bethel Baptist Church, Chuckatuck, she served with the Prayer Warriors, Sunday school and ministry.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Odell Godwin, two daughters, Odell Avery and Senora Godwin, and a grandson, Terry L. Avery.
Left to cherish her memory are two daughters, Valerie Powell and Sherntain Godwin; two step-daughters, Joan Nurse and Toyette Godwin; two foster children, Quenton and Dwight Godwin; 12 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and a host of great-great-grandchildren other relatives and friends.
A service of life celebration will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009 at Little Bethel Baptist Church, by Pastor Bernard Thomas. Interment will be in Christian Home Cemetery, Windsor. Public viewing will be held Tuesday from 4-7 p.m. at the funeral chapel and one hour prior to the service.
Professional services have been entrusted to the Shivers Funeral Chapel, Smithfield. (757) 357-9500.

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