Shirley Jane Broach Godwin
Funeral Date: 10/29/2012

Obituary:
Shirley Jane Broach Godwin, age 88, of Warren, Arkansas died Friday, October 26, at Legacy Heights Nursing and Rehablitation Center, Russellville, Arkansas. She moved to Russellville in 2010. She was born August 19, 1924 in Warren, Arkansas to the late Ruth Clyde Greenwood Broach and Harvey Broach. She was a retired employee of Potlatch Corp with many years of service and was a life long member of First United Methodist Church. She was a member of several Warren bridge clubs where she was joined by several life-long friends. Shirley was a member of the Bradley County Hospital Auxiliary. She enjoyed reading, traveling and visiting her children and grandchildren. She also loved to shop and took several “road trips” with her many friends. She married Mitchell W. “Pete” Godwin on August 26, 1944 at Warren, Arkansas and he died December 10, 2005. Surviving is a daughter Jackie Godwin Taylor and spouse Danny, Russellville, Ark; a son Mitchell “Mike” Godwin and spouse Rosemary, Fort Worth, Tex; 4 grandchildren Gina Hobbs, Kate Horton, Amanda Jumoville and Patrick Godwin and 5 great grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by 2 brothers Clifford Councille and Perry Councille. Funeral services were 10:00am Monday, October 29, at Frazer’s Chapel by Rev. John Dill. Musicians were Linda Barrett and Linda Baker Warrick. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery. Active pallbearers were Randall Herring, Bill Wisener, John Cuthbertson, Steve Richardson, Rodney Parnell, Gerald Burton, Pat Hammons, Bobby Black and Scott Richardson. Honorary pallbearers were Dr. Kerry Pennington, James Lee Mullins, Clinton Jayne, Claude McKinney and Bob Richardson. Memorials preferred First United Methodist Church, 111 West Church, Warren, Ark 71671 or the Bradley County Veterans Museum, 210 North Main Street, Warren, Arkansas 71671.

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Name: Patti and Donnie Bryant
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Name: Helen Sangster
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Name: Jackie Johnson
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Name: Linda Baker Warrick
Message: One of my most favorite aunts! Loved you, Aunt Darlin'.

Name: Jane Cruce Fisher
Message: Dear Jackie: I have such fond memories of your mom. She was a beautiful lady both inside and out, just as you are. How fortunate you are to have had her in your life for many years. My condolences got out to you and all your family. Sincerely, Jane Cruce Fisher

Name: Reecia Carr McGaha
Message: Jackie,Mike and family. So sorry to read about your Mom. Have comfort in knowing that you had her with you for so many years. Ya'll are in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Karen Preston
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Name: Karen Preston
Message: Thinking of you all during this sad time. Sorry I could not be with you today but you and your family are in my thought and prayers. God bless.

Name: Tracy and Monica Nichols
Message: The family is in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Susan Roberts
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Name: French and Judy Thornton Wynne
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Name: Judy and Campbell Wilkerson
Message: Jackie, so sorry to hear. We were out of town and could not be there for the funeral. I loved your mother and loved being around her. We always had so much fun at work. I know you will miss her terribly but I will always remember her bubbly personality and great smile. She was a wonderful woman and loved her family so very much. I have many happy memories as I know you and your family have also. We will be praying for you and yours during the loss of this special lady. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Name: Chris Dean
Message: So sorry to hear of your mother's death. I lost my Dad three years ago,and it is never easy to lose a parent. Thoughts and prayers to my cousins and their families.

Name: Mike Lonsberry
Message: Mike and Jackie, your mother was a special person and one whose simple presence made those around her better people. I know that she set an example as one of those members of the community that made it a better place. You always expect her to be there and to be the same sweet lady that she always was. God bless you and your family. Go in peace and know that there were many lives enriched by her presence. He community, her church, and her family can all be proud of her life.