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Melody Starr Godwin

May 13, 1967 ~ August 18, 2023 (age 56) 56 Years Old


"What a day that will be, when my Jesus I shall see ...And I look upon His face, the One who saved me by His grace..."

Elm City –

With her devoted family by her side, Melody Starr Godwin, age 56, passed away peacefully at her home Friday morning, August 18, 2023. 

She is survived by her husband of thirty-five years, Danny Gregory Godwin; children, April Lynnsey Forrest (Nicholas) of Wentzville, MO and Samuel Gregory Godwin (Brandi Deans) of Sandy Cross; parents, Norman and Judy Joyner of Nashville; brother, Randy Joyner (Diane) of Grandy; grandchildren, Sylvia Rose Forrest and William Glover; mother and father-in-law, Dan and June Godwin; sister-in-law, Lynn Wilson (Cloyce); brother-in-law, Mark Godwin (Ginger), all of Wilson; maternal uncle and aunt, Donald and Helen Baker; paternal aunt and uncle, David and Becky Allen; along with several nieces, nephews, many family friends, and other extended relatives.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, August 23, 2023 at 10:00am at Evergreen Memorial Gardens, 2800 Nash Street NW, Wilson, NC 27896. The family will receive friends immediately following the service.

In lieu of flowers, it was Melody's wish to direct memorial donations to one of the following impactful foundations:

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation

Pretty In Pink Foundation

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital


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Graveside Service
August 23, 2023

10:00 AM
Evergreen Memorial Park
2800 Nash Street - North
Wilson, NC 27896


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