Mertha Jackson Godwin
Mertha Jackson Godwin
  • May 31, 1926 - December 7, 2016
  • Mississippi

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Graveside services for Mrs. Mertha Jackson Godwin will be held Friday at 1 pm in Meridian Memorial Park. Rev. Richard Williams will be officiating. Stephens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Godwin, 90, passed away Wednesday at Bedford Care of Marion.
She retired from Rush Foundation Hospital after forty plus years. After she retired she returned to Rush as a volunteer. Mrs. Godwin was a long time member of East End Methodist Church and attended Druid Hills Methodist Church. She will be remembered as a very quiet, gentle lady with a very sweet spirit.
She is survived by her husband of 67 year, Charles Godwin; son Michael Godwin (Diane) of Louisville; grandson Lane Godwin and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Godwin was preceded by parents Joe and Frances Jackson; sister Sara Jackson Warren and five brothers.
Pallbearers are Lane Godwin, Eric James, Marlon Sparks, Joe Jackson, Charles James, Rick Chambers and Tony James.
The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to her caregiver Jennifer James and the staff of Bedford Care Center of Marion.
Visitation will be 11:30 to 12:30 Friday at the funeral home.
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