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Alma Loraine Godwin

Alma Loraine Godwin, age 73, 2111 Edge Hill Circle, Johnson City, passed away Monday, September 22, 2014, at her residence. She had lived most of her life in Johnson City and was a daughter of the late Brady and Gladys Blankenship Edwards. Mrs. Godwin retired in 2011 from the James H. Quillen VA Medica l Center after thirty-three years of service. She was a member of Coffee Ridge Baptist Church. Other than her parents, she was preceded by a brother, Floyd Edwards.

Mrs. Godwin is survived by two daughters, Lisa Street and husband, Roger of Jonesborough and Patricia Ann Fields of Clarksville; one sister, Shirley Edwards Foster of Erwin; two grandchildren, Kristin Street and Angel Mumford; six great grandchildren; two nephews, Gaylon Foster of Erwin and Jeff Foster and wife, Connie, of Elizabethton; and one niece, Mallory Tilson and husband, Jessie, of Erwin.

Private family entombment will be held in the Evergreen Cemetery Mausoleum on Thursday, September 25, 2014. Brother Noah Taylor will preside. The family request that no flowers be sent.

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Robert Ledford Funeral Home, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin, is privileged to serve the Godwin family. (423) 743-1380.