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1933 Fred 2012

Fred Godwin

January 9, 1933 — July 20, 2012



A native of Greenville, Miss. and resident of Gonzales, he died Friday, July 20, 2012 at his home after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 79, a retired pipefitter and welder, and a United States Navy Korean War veteran. A gathering will be held at Ascension Funeral Home, 426 W. New River St., Gonzales, on Monday, July 23, 2012 from 10 a.m. until a Celebration of Life service at 11 a.m. Interment will be in Greenville Cemetery, Greenville, Miss., at a later date. Survivors include his loving wife of 37 years, Charlene Jacobs Godwin 4 daughters, Linda Doolittle, Elaine La Master, Donna Pruden and Laura Gravois 2 sons, Gary Godwin and Fred Godwin 1 sister, Sara McWhorter 16 grandchildren and 12 greatgrandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents, Prentis and Louise Godwin 2 sons, Johnny Elliott and Stephen Faulkner 2 granddaughters, Brandy Godwin and Nicolette Douglas. In his spare time, he loved to fish. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, 4950 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge, La. 70809. Condolences may be offered at www.ascensionfuneral.com. Ascension Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. 225 6478463.

Visitation


Ascension Funeral Home
426 West New River Street
Gonzales, LA  70737
Monday, July 23, 2012
10am11s,

Service


Visitation

Ascension Funeral Home
426 West New River Street
Gonzales, LA  70737
Monday, July 23, 2012
11am

Cemetery


Greenville Cemetery
353 W.Reed Rd.
Greenville, MS  38704
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