Jackie Nifong Godbey

Published 10:48 pm Monday, March 21, 2016

Jackie Nifong Godbey, 73, of Mocksville, died on March 19, 2016, at Forsyth Medical Center after a short illness.

She was born on April 30, 1942, in Forsyth County to the late Roy “Jack” Nifong and Lucille James Nifong. She was a homemaker. Her happiest moments were with Lisa, her daughter, shopping at WalMart.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Jerry Godbey; 2 sisters Ruby Kepley and Bonnie Swicegood; a brother, Roy F. “Toad” Nifong; and her step-son, Wayne Godbey.

Surviving: her son, Tim Nifong (Tamara); her daughter, Lisa Godbey; a step-son, Roger Godbey (Judy); a sister, Lynn Nifong Nicholson (Nick); brother-in-law, Ken Swicegood; 2 grandchildren, Jason Nifong (Kelly) and Chase Nifong (Heather); and 4 step-grandchildren.

The celebration of life service was to be held at North Lexington Baptist Church, 201 Mize Road, Lexington, on Wednesday, March 23, at 3 p.m. The family were to meet with friends one hour prior to the service. The Rev. Gavin Pratt and Dr. Robert Floyd were to officiate. Burial was to be in the church cemetery.  Serving as Pallbearers: Troy Gibson, Albert Smith, Robert Nicholson, John Boyd, Chase Nifong and Ken Swicegood.

Memorials: North Lexington Baptist.

Condolences: www.daviefuneralservice.com.