Sue Patterson Godwin

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Sue Patterson Godwin

Sue Patterson Godwin Sue Patterson Godwin died peacefully at her home in Bluefield, WV, January 31, 2019.
Born January 14, 1955, in Greenville, SC, Sue was the daughter of the late C. Stuart and Anne Earl Patterson. She was a graduate of Furman University with a degree in Education. Sue was the Office Manager for her husband's dental practice from 2005 to 2018. Early in their marriage she taught elementary school before becoming a mother.
As a member of First Presbyterian Church she was a member of the Adult and Handbell Choirs and served as president of the Women of the Church. In 2000, Sue was honored with the Life Membership in the Presbyterian Women's Association. An avid gardener, she was a past member of the Little Gardens Club. Sue was a member of Summit Players and Summit Singers having performed both technical jobs and singing and dancing. She appeared in all of the "Song: of the Seasons" productions. Prior to that, Sue was a member of the Flat Top National Bank Choir.
Sue is survived by her husband of 41 years, James M. (Jimbo) Godwin III, DDS; sons, J. Matthew Godwin IV of Williamsburg, VA, Stuart P Godwin, M.D. of Morgantown, WV; brother, Charles Patterson, Greenville, SC; sister, Jane P. Stillman of Greenville, SC; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, February 8, at First Presbyterian Church, Bluefield, WV. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 208 Tazewell Ave, Bluefield, WV 24701. The family will be available for visitation in the church parlor one hour before the service.
Those wishing to share memories or condolence message with the family may do so by visiting www.mercerfuneralhome.com. Mercer Funeral Home is serving the family of Sue Patterson Godwin.
Published on February 5, 2019
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Suzanne and Rick Lowry
Feb 11, 2019
Jimbo -- We are so sorry to hear about Sue's passing. She was warm, loving and devoted to family and church. May the Holy Spirit comfort you and your family at this time and in the future. You are in our prayers.
Dennis & Betty Elswick
Feb 10, 2019
Jim, we are so sorry to hear of your loss, our prayers are with you......
Doug & Beck Williams
Feb 08, 2019
Jimbo,

Beck and I are more sad than words can fully convey at the loss of sweet Sue.

We have so many warm memories of her when all of us were young and strong during our years together at Furman.

Know that we are keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.
Ty and Teresa Smith
Feb 08, 2019
So sorry for your loss. Sue was a sweet, gracious person.
Now she is in a beautiful place, free of any trouble.
Sandra Williby
Feb 07, 2019
So sorry for your loss. Sue was a beautiful person inside and out ! She definitely will be missed !
Sandra Williby
Feb 07, 2019
Such a beautiful person inside and out . She definitely will be missed !
Janet Scott Elder
Feb 07, 2019
I’m thinking of you and praying for you. Losing your life partner is so hard.
Mark and Vivian Romano
Feb 06, 2019
We were so saddened to hear of Sue’s passing. We just wanted to express our condolences to Jimbo and her sons, at this very sad time.
Debbie Massie
Feb 06, 2019
Always greeted me with a smile when I came to the office. She will definitely be missed.
Fletcher Hardy
Feb 06, 2019
sorry for your loss