Mrs. Olivene B. Godfrey age 89 of Chatsworth, passed away Saturday, October 21, 2017 at her residence.
Mrs. Godfrey was very active in her church and with local community affairs for many years. She was a member of Chatsworth First United Methodist Church, where she had served as the kindergarten Sunday school teacher, director of the churches children choir, and other church involvement. She was a charter member of the Pilot Club of Chatsworth, and charter member and first woman to serve on the Board of Directors of Chatsworth-Murray County Chamber of Commerce. Mrs. Godfrey may have been best known for her columns that she wrote in the Daily Citizen and Chatsworth Times Newspapers. She had published several novels and was still writing a daily blog up until recent years.
Mrs. Godfrey was preceded in death by her parents, Rev. J. E. Brashear and Pauline Brashear Joiner; sisters, Joan Barker and Dianne Vaughn; husband, Ralph A. Godfrey.
Survivors include her loving son, Barry Godfrey, Chatsworth; sister, Jeanette Copper, Dalton; dear caregiver and friend, Tam Little, Cohutta; Nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services to celebrate the life of Mrs. Godfrey will be held Tuesday October 24, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Peeples Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Murray Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends Monday from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Peeples Funeral Home & Crematory of Chatsworth is in charge of the arrangements.
Published on October 21, 2017