David Godfrey


David Godfrey of Marianna entered into eternal rest on Thursday, February 7th at Jackson Hospital with his family at his side. He was 56 years old.
He was of the Baptist faith and a member of Sylvania Missionary Baptist Church. He was a retired supervisor from the Jackson County Road and Bridge Department.
He leaves a lifetime of love and treasured memories with his wife of 37 years, Shirley L. Godfrey of Marianna, Florida; one son, Tyrone Godfrey of Marianna, Florida; one daughter, Sarah Foster of Marianna, Florida; three grandchildren, Kenyan Godfrey, Kadyn Brown and Ansley Godfrey all of Marianna, Florida; five brothers, Willie Lee Godfrey of Greenwood, Florida, Jerry Godfrey and wife Tina of Chattahochee, Florida, Earnest Godfrey Jr., Kenneth Godfrey both of Sneads, Florida and Kelvin Godfrey of Tallahassee, Florida; two sisters, Dorothy Wilson and Jeanette Myrick both of Marianna, Florida; mother-in-law, Betty Foster of Marianna, Florida; one brother-in-law, Cory Foster and wife Jemerka of Williston, North Dakota; three sisters-in-law, Connie Johnson and husband Curtis of Sneads, Florida, Windy Bryant and husband Kelvin of Greenwood, Florida and Benita Pollock and husband Calvin of Ft. Pierce, Florida; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
A celebration of David’s life will be held Saturday, February 15th at 1p.m. at Little Zion Missionary Baptist Church where Rev. Eddie Bowers is pastor. Rev. Kevin Williams, Rev. Dr. Nelson D. Wilson and Rev. Joseph Curry will be officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery with arrangements entrusted to the Caring Staff at Peoples Funeral Home of Marianna.


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