Obits: Alice Nash Godbey

Published 12:00 am Thursday, May 22, 2014

Mrs. Alice Marie Nash Godbey, 83, formerly of US 601 South, Mocksville, died Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at Iredell Memorial Hospital in Statesville. 

She was born on Oct. 31, 1930, in Rowan County to the late Ernest and Fannie Goodman Nash. Mrs. Godbey enjoyed traveling, especially to the beach, reading and playing bingo. Her eyes lit up anytime a member of her family walked into the room.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Curtis Hoover Godbey; a sister, Ethel Miller; and 2 brothers, Charlie and William Nash.

Survivors: her children, Linda Faye (Jerry) Shoaf, Cheri Cook, Christine (Donnie) Correll, Dolores (Gene) Hendrix, Annette (Donald) Taylor, Shelly (Faron) Baughman, Randy Godbey, Rusty Godbey, all of Mocksville, Darlene (David) Tutterow, and Dean (Sheila) Godbey, all of Advance, and Ronnie (Karen) Godbey of Salisbury; 25 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; 2 sisters, Mae Eller and Grace Hodson, both of Salisbury; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service was conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 18 at Eaton Funeral Chapel with Dr. Darrell Cox officiating. The family received friends following the service. 

Memorials: Trinity Baptist, 2722 US 601 S. Mocksville; Liberty UMC, 141 Liberty Circle, Mocksville; or a church or charity of the donor’s choice. 

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