In Memoriam
Mrs. Phoebe Adell Godwin

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Skinner & Smith Funeral Home


Mrs. Phoebe Adell Godwin

December 16, 1926 - June 13, 2013

Mrs. Phoebe Adell Godwin, 86, of Godwin died Thursday evening at Harnett Health Betsy Johnson Hospital. She was born in Harnett County on December 16, 1926 to the late Nelson and Dessie B. Matthews. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Osburne Godwin, two sons; Lemon Nelson Godwin, Terry Godwin, two daughters; Audrey Rose Godwin and Adell Edwards.

She was a long time member of Spring Branch Baptist Church where she was part of the prayer band and was a recipient of the Senior Adult Award. Phoebe also worked at Sherry’s Bakery for over 15 years.

A funeral service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Spring Branch Baptist Church by Rev. Martin Groover. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

She is survived by four sons; J.W. Godwin of Erwin, Billy Godwin and wife Porchua of Dunn, Timmy Godwin and wife Lynn of Benson, Joe Godwin and wife Kimberly of Dunn, three daughters; Janet Ellis of Godwin, Rita Bartlett and husband Archie of Dunn, Nancy House and husband George of Dunn, a daughter-in-law, Shelia Godwin of Dunn, a sister, Virgie Lewis of Durham, twenty two grandchildren, thirty one great grandchildren and eight great-great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. at Skinner & Smith Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Spring Branch Baptist Church, 2391 North Spring Branch Rd., Dunn, NC 28334.