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Viola "Ola" Knighton Godfrey
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Birth: Apr. 7, 1900
Spartanburg County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Feb. 20, 1988
Woodruff
Spartanburg County
South Carolina, USA


Viola Knighton Godfrey, 87, died 07 Apr 1900 at her residence after a brief illness. A native of Spartanburg County, she was the widow of George Godfrey and daughter of the late John and Lorie (Laura) Willard Knighton. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church and a retired textiles worker. Survivors include three daughters: Eva Godfrey Osborne, Mable Godfrey Leatherwood, and Audrey Godfrey Lankford of Woodruff, SC; fours sons: Alvin Godfrey, Paul Godfrey, Robert Godfrey, and Charles Godfrey of Woodruff; 27 grandchildren and 51 great-grandchildren. Visitation was at Stribling Mortuary. Services were held at the West End Baptist Church by the Reverands Steve Morgan and Jodie Wilson, with burial in Tabernacle United Methodist Church Cemetery, Woodruff, SC.

 
 
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 Parents:
  John Thomas Knighton (1867 - 1930)
  Laura Willard Knighton (1865 - 1920)
 
 Spouse:
  George Godfrey (1896 - 1976)
 
 Siblings:
  John William Knighton (1891 - 1963)*
  James Lee Knighton (1893 - 1936)*
  Minnie Knighton Herbert (1894 - 1972)*
  Vera Aileene Knighton Patterson (1897 - 1979)*
  Viola Knighton Godfrey (1900 - 1988)
  Lewis Leveu Knighton (1903 - 1983)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Tabernacle United Methodist Church Cemetery
Woodruff
Spartanburg County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: junebug
Record added: Jun 02, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91206070
Viola Ola <i>Knighton</i> Godfrey
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Viola Ola <i>Knighton</i> Godfrey
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