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Sidney Adolph Godwin

November 16, 1920 ~ May 8, 2019 (age 98)

Mr. Sidney Adolph Godwin, 98, husband of the late Pauline Barfield Godwin, passed away May 8, 2019 at his home, after an illness.

Mr. Godwin was born in Florence County, a son of the late Zola G. and Minnie Belle Fountain Godwin. He was a retired grocery clerk and a veteran of the US Army, Company E, 390th Infantry of the 98th Division.  He attended Cornerstone and was a member of the DAV and VFW.

Survivors include one son, Edwin Lee (Traci) Godwin of Florence; two step-sons, Ralston (Linda) Barfield of Scranton and Mendel (Alice) Barfield of Scranton; two brothers, Zola Brook  (Milvee) Godwin and Percy (Betty Jean) Godwin, both of Lake City; two sisters, Duna Humphries of Florence and Darnelle G. Barone of Columbia, MD, one grandson, Zackery Godwin and one adopted grandson, Nathaniel Godwin; sister-in-law, Joanna Godwin; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Mr. Godwin was preceded in death by a son, Sidney Alan Godwin; brothers, Marion Bert Godwin and Herman Godwin; and sister, Joan Yopp.

Funeral services will be 11:00 AM, Friday, May 10, 2019, at Carolina Funeral Home Chapel, Scranton, with private burial at Godwin Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 PM, Thursday, May 8, 2019, at Carolina Funeral Home, Scranton.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to his caregiver, Jackie Tyler, for her love and concern. 

Memorials may be made to Cornerstone Ministries, 1856 New Zion Road, Lake City, SC 29560.


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