James E. Godwin Jr.

Published 8:57 am Wednesday, August 26, 2020

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James Eueal “J.E.” Godwin Jr., 81, of Atmore passed away on Aug. 19, 2020 in Atmore.

He was born on Aug. 17, 1939 in Monroe County to the late James Eueal and Leona Barnhill Godwin Sr.

He served in the United States Army. He was a lifelong farmer and was employed with Monsanto Co. as a chemical operator until his retirement.

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He is preceded in death by his parents, James Eueal and Leona Barnhill Godwin Sr.; and his sister, Edis Day.

He is survived by his son, Patrick Godwin of Atmore; his brothers, Hermon (Patsy) Godwin of Pensacola, Fla. and Winston (Faye) Godwin of Huxford; his sisters, Linda Dixon of Juniper, Fla. and Yvonne Moss of Huxford; along with many friends and family.

A funeral service was held on Aug. 23, 2020 at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Sis. Eloise Stewart and Bro. Cornelius Phillips officiating.

Interment followed at Oak Hill Cemetery in Atmore.

Active pallbearers were be Ricky Godwin, Dillon Godwin, Mike Godwin, Steve Godwin, Kenny Barnhill, Ronnie Barnhill, Keith Bryant, Kelly Bryant, Eric Hall and Wesley Surmon.

Visitation was held on Aug. 22, 2020 at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements.