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Lawson Godfrey 90, of Douglasville, GA formerly of Omar departed this life Saturday, June 06, 2015 in Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, OH. He was born April 17, 1925 in Livingston, AL. He was the son of the late William Godfrey and Mary (Curley) Smith. He was an United States Army Veteran. In addition to his parents he also preceded in death by two brothers; Arthur and Marvin Godfrey, one sister; Dorothy Gun, two sons; Cornelious Godfrey and Clarence Gilliam and one daughter; Diana Patricia Gilliam. He leaves to cherish his loving wife Lucy Godfrey, six daughters; Toni (Chris) Hairston of Douglasville, GA, Marsha (James) Evans of Cleveland, OH, Rebecca Hamilton of Dayton, OH, Regina Montgomery, Surgery Blunt and Tammy (Walter) Harris all of Columbus, OH, four sons; Lawson Godfrey Jr. and Larry Godfrey of Columbus, OH, Alfred (Angel) Montgomery of Charleston, WV and Earl Pugh of Chillicothe, OH, three sisters; Helen Mitchell, Francis (Earl) Winston both of Dayton, OH and Imagene (Fred) Chancellor of Palo Alto, CA, 29 Grandchildren, 43 Great-Grandchildren and a host of Nieces, Nephews, extended family and friends. Services will be held 2:00 P.M. Friday, June 12, 2015 at Collins Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tony Murphy officiating. Burial will follow in Guyan Memorial Gardens at Godby. Visitation will be held from 12:30 until 2:00 P.M. Pallbearers will be family and friends. Collins Funeral Home of Switzer is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be left at www.collinsfuneralhomewv.com.
I love you and I'm really going to miss you. Thanks for all the great memories I had in WV and getting to know a great man like you.
Tabitha Hollins Jun 11 2015 12:00 AM
Sending my love to the family, Lucy you are in my prayer;s.
Sharon Deskins Jun 11 2015 12:00 AM
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord.
Kit McCoy Jun 11 2015 12:00 AM
Marsha, I am sending prayers for you and your family. God bless you. You are in my thoughts.
Brenda K. Kaye Jun 11 2015 12:00 AM