Godwin, Wayne W.
Birth: 4-15-1942
Death: 7-1-2022
Comments: Double marker with Betty F. Callicott Godwin; m. 4-15-1968; death date not engraved at time of survey
Burial: Caney Cemetery
Notes: Originally recorded in a survey on 12-14-2020 and updated on 7-4-2022.
Obituary: Mr. Wayne Godwin, age 80 of Caney, Arkansas, passed away Friday July 1, 2022, in Hope, Arkansas, Wayne was born April 15, 1942 in Caney to Elijah and Ressie Hunter Godwin. He was retired from Potlatch Corp in Prescott as a shipping supervisor and was a member of the First Nazarene Church in Prescott. He loved to hunt, fish and gardening. He was a avid razorback fan and collected antique bottles. He absolutely loved eating potatoes any way his wife Betty would fix them being the good cook she was for the whole community. He is preceded in death by his parents and his wife Betty Callicott Godwin, two sisters, Jennie Marie King, Joyce Fore, two brothers, Huey and Jake Godwin. Survivors include: two sons, Gary and Patrick Godwin, brother, William Godwin, sister, Mattie Strange Numerous, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation will be 6:00pm to 8:00pm on Tuesday July 5, 2022 at BRAZZEL/Cornish 1196 Hwy 371 Prescott, Arkansas 71857 Funeral service will be 2:00pm on Wednesday July 6, 2022, at Morris Baptist Church, with Bro. William Godwin officiating. Burial will follow in Caney Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of BRAZZEL/Cornish The Funeral Home of Prescott

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