Virginia Inez Godwin, 85, of Fayetteville, passed away Jan. 17, 2014. She was a 1945 graduate of Russell High School and a member of the Alumni Association. She was also a member of the Fayetteville First United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Fred J. Godwin, and second husband, Norvel “Buck” Godwin. She is survived by her son, Fred, and wife, Judy Godwin, II of Troy, Ohio; daughter, Karen, and husband, Bobby Torbush, of Luthersville; daughter Ginny, and husband, Will “Corky” Thorsen, of Wake Forest; grandchildren, Jackie Voss, Fred Godwin III, Sarah Powell, Judson Robertson, William Thorsen III, Genise Thorsen and Eric Thorsen; seven great-grandchildren; sister, Irene Chapman, of Newnan; sister, Betty and husband, Robert Plant of Elgin, S.C.; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service was held Jan. 21, 2014 at the Chapel of Fayetteville First United Methodist Church. Reverend Mark Westmoreland officiated. Burial followed at Camp Memorial Park in Fayetteville. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home handled arrangements.