February 26, 1927 - October 17, 2021
Please select this link to livestream the services for Mr. & Mrs. Jimmy Godwin Jimmy Andrew Godwin passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving devoted family, on Sunday, October 17th, 2021. He was 94 years old and was preceded in death by his wife of 70 years, Imogene Clark Godwin; and his son, James Micheal Godwin. He is survived by his children, Andy, Julia Fockler, and Joanna Minor. He is also survived by grandchildren, Donnie Godwin and his wife Beth; Michael Godwin and his wife Amy, Christie Godwin, Haley Godwin, Eric Fockler and his wife Joanne, Sarah Fockler, Andrea Anderson and Lee McCann. There are also19 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great-grandchildren. Jim’s final home was in Snellville, Ga. He was born in DeFuniak Springs, Fl. and graduated from Lanier County High School in Lakeland, Ga. He graduated from the University of Georgia with a BS in 1948, Master of Education in 1957 and Specialist in Education in 1963. Jim spent most of his professional career as the Dean of Students at DeKalb College in Clarkston, Ga where he retired in June 1984. After that he spent years in financial planning and tax services. In his spare time, he loved to garden and visit with his friends and family. Jim was a lifelong Methodist belonging to Waycross United Methodist, Ousley United Methodist n Decatur, Ga, St. Timothy United Methodist in Stone Mountain, Ga, First United Methodist of Eatonton, Ga, and Snellville United Methodist where he was active member. The memorial service to honor and celebrate the life of Jimmy Andrew Godwin will be held on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at 3:00 PM at Tom M. Wages Snellville Chapel, Dr. Jim Cantrell will officiate the service. The family will receive friends also on Saturday, October 23, 2021 prior to the service from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM. There will be a private family inurnment on Sunday, October 24, 2021 at Snellville United Methodist Church immediately following the 11:00 AM service, Pastor Lynn Powell will officiate this service. For those who prefer to make a memorial donation in lieu of flowers please consider a donation to Annandale Village, 3500 Annandale Lane, Suwanee, GA 30024 or The Alzheimer’s Association, www.alz.org. Due to COVID-19 regulations, our staff is committed to taking care of our guests and families that we serve. We also ask all guests and family members attending visitations and services to please continue social distancing and if desired to bring and wear a mask. You can view the service, which will be livestreamed, either by going to the Tom M. Wages Facebook page or by clicking the blue link, on the obituary page, on our website. Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.wagesfuneralhome.com. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, A Family Company, 3705 Highway 78 West, Snellville, GA 30039 (770-979-3200) has been entrusted with the arrangements.
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