Louise James Godbold, 99, of 1110 Marshall Road, widow of Edward S. Godbold, passed away on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at Wesley Commons.
Born in Sumter County, she was the daughter of the late C. S. James and Leila Mae Thompson James. Mrs. Godbold was the class of 1931 Valedictorian of Hillcrest High School in Dalzell. She was a homemaker and a member of McLeod Chapel United Methodist Church in Rembert, where she taught Sunday school. Louise was the former President of the United Methodist Women and attended Main Street United Methodist Church in Greenwood where she was in the Trinity Sunday School Class and the Fellowship Circle.
Surviving are her three children: Mary Lynn Bills and her husband Dan, of North Augusta, Dr. E. Stanly Godbold, Jr. and his wife Jeannie, of Starkville, MS and Doris G. Baker of Sumter; a brother, Arthur James and his wife Esther, of Sumter; seven grandchildren: Mary Louise Player Shoemaker, William China Player, Wendy Lee Player, Melissa Lynn Bills Thomas, Robert Todd Bills, Heidi Jean Gluesing Rives and Kranti Kumar Dugar; sixteen great grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at 12 noon on Friday at Rose Hill Cemetery in Marion with the Rev. Patricia Amick officiating.
Memorials may be sent to HospiceCare of the Piedmont, 408 West Alexander Avenue, Greenwood, SC 29646, Wesley Commons, 1110 Marshall Road, Greenwood, SC 29646, or to a charity of one’s choice.
Harley Funeral Home & Crematory (www.harleyfuneralhome.com) is in charge of arrangements.