DUNN — On Sunday, October 18, 2020, Irene Godwin, devoted wife and loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away at the age of 90. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ellis Godwin, and her daughter-in-law, Sherion Godwin. She is survived by sons Randy (Vickie) and Dwight; grandchildren, Angela Godwin, Laura Blair (Jeremy), Carrie Sheets (William), Michael Godwin (Holly), and Steven Godwin (Megan); and great-grandchildren.
She was married to Ellis Godwin for 62 ½ years until his death in 2008. They were charter members of North Clinton Avenue Baptist Church and she was a long-time employee in the medical records department at Betsy Johnson Hospital.
With social distancing observed and face coverings requested, the family will receive friends at 2:00 PM on Thursday, in the fellowship hall of North Clinton Ave. Baptist Church. The funeral will follow at 3:00 PM in the sanctuary with Rev. Grover Blackburn and Rev. Billy Steins officiating. Burial will take place at Devotional Gardens.
Arrangements are by Skinner & Smith Funeral Home in Dunn.