Kathryn (Hatfield) Godwin

September 16, 1928 ~ September 5, 2021 (age 92)


Sumter, SC…Kathryn Hatfield Godwin, age 92, widow of the late Richard A. Godwin, Sr. died on Sunday, September 5, 2021.

Born on September 16, 1928, in Florence, she was the daughter of the late Lucian Herbert Hatfield Sr. and Ruth McPherson Hatfield. She graduated from Edmunds High School. She was a Boy Scout Den Mother, Sunday School teacher, and nursery worker. She retired from Campbell Soup, where she organized the Campbell Soup Retirement luncheons, retirement tours and reunions in 1991 and continued with monthly meetings for 26 years.

She is survived by her sons, Douglas T. Foxworth, Richard “Ric” A. Godwin, Jr. (Julie), Timothy “BooBoo” B. Godwin (Cindy) all of Sumter, Jonathan O. Godwin (Donna) of Memphis, TN; her daughter, Kathie Lynn Armstrong (Steve) of Louisville, KY; ten grandchildren, Shannon Gradwell, Timothy G. Godwin, Richard “Richie” Godwin, Candace Emmendorfer, Kayla Godwin, Michelle Johnson, Amy Weathers, James L. Armstrong III, Joshua Armstrong, and Brian Armstrong; 19 great grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, September 10, 2021 at 11:00 am in the Bullock Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Steve Miller officiating. A private burial will be held in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery.

The family wants to extend our sincere gratitude to Bridget Lemmon for her love, care, and support she gave us during our difficult time.

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Memorial Service
September 10, 2021

11:00 AM
Bullock Fuenral Home Chapel

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