Frank Edward Godwin

Sunday, January 20, 2002

JACKSON, Mo. -- Frank Edward Godwin, 98, of Jackson died Friday, Jan. 18, 2002, at Jackson Manor in Jackson.

He was born Oct. 1, 1903, at Jackson, the son of Thomas Edward and Stella Mae Ramsey Godwin.

He was an assembly line worker at Florsheim Shoe in Cape Girardeau, retiring in the late 1970s. Prior to his shoe factory career, he worked for Goodwin Poultry, riding the chicken cars from Jackson to New York and Canada.

He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Jackson. He was an avid coon hunter and shooting match participant.

He married Henrietta Hoffmeister on June 21, 1935.

Survivors include his wife of Jackson; a sister, Daisy Long of Jackson; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, a brother and a sister.

There will be no visitation.

Graveside service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson. Dr. Brian Anderson will officiate.

Cracraft-Miller Funeral Service in Jackson handled the funeral arrangements.