Mr. Major M. Godwin


Mr. Major M. Godwin of Orlando, Florida, but formerly of Blountstown, Florida, transitioned from this life on Thursday, October 20, 2022, in Advent Health Orlando.

Mr. Godwin was a member of Saint Mark African Methodist Episcopal Church in Orlando, Florida.

Homegoing Celebration of Life services will be held on Saturday, October 29, 2022 at 10:00 AM from the sanctuary of Rivertown Community Church located at 19359 Hwy 71 South in Blountstown, Florida 32424 with the Elder Pretis Godwin II, officiating.

Vann Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Interment will be in the Magnolia Cemetery located at 326 13th Street in Blountstown, Florida.

Mr. Godwin will lie in repose at the church from 9:00 AM until time for the service.

A public viewing will be held on Friday, October 28, 2022, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Saint Mary Missionary Baptist Church located at 16345 SE River Street in Blountstown, Florida 32424.

The family kindly asks that everyone wear a mask for the viewing and funeral service to protect the health and safety of all who will attend.

He leaves to cherish a lifetime of fond, yet precious memories, a loving and devoted family:

His Dedicated and Loving Wife: Renae Godwin of Orlando, Florida

Six Daughters: Unita Ivory-Bush of Jacksonville, Florida; Trisha Smarr of Atlanta, Georgia; Sabrina Godwin and Lucretia Simmons both of Tallahassee, Florida; Akwete (Chris) Baker-Jackson of Blountstown, Florida and Amari Godwin of Orlando Florida

Two Sons: Maurice Godwin of Miami, Florida and De’Angelo Godwin of Atlanta, Georgia

Six Sisters: Saffronia Arline of Jacksonville, Florida; Jacqueline (Roland) Lord of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Mary Williams of New Orleans, Louisiana; Dorothy Heller and Diann Jackson both of Blountstown, Florida and Vivian (Danny) Black of Bristol, Florida

Two Brothers: Pretis (Rose) Godwin of Lakeland, Florida and Derit (Toretha) Godwin of Greenwood, Florida

And a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.


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