Obituary: Marcheta Godwin

Marcheta Godwin

Marcheta Godwin

Marcheta “Pat” Godwin, 89, died Friday, July 25 at home. Graveside funeral services will be Wednesday, July 30 at 2 p.m., at Cherry Lake Methodist Cemetery, in Madison.

She was born and raised in Tamaqua, Penn. She graduated nursing college as an RN and moved to Miami in 1944 and then moved to Cherry Lake in 1964. Later, she moved to Coolidge. She worked at Kendall Hospital in Miami, Madison Hospital and Brooks County Hospital in Quitman.

She is survived by one son: Marvin Godwin (Krista) of Norman Park, Ga.; two daughters: Terri Sorrel (Gary) of Palatka and Juanita Howard (Lyle) of Moultrie; one niece: JoAnn Thompson; 13 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and one grandchild.

Beggs Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, (850) 973-2258. You may send your condolences to the family by visiting their website at

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