Willie Godfrey

May 09, 1950 - December 09, 2022


Obituary For Willie Godfrey

With humble respect, Sewell Mortuary in Grantville announces the transition of Willie Godfrey on Friday, December 9th, 2022.

The funeral service will be Saturday, December the 17th, at 1 PM at Pure Worship Deliverance 430 Corinth Rd Hogansville Ga.

Visitation will be on Friday the 16th, from 4 to 6 PM at Sewell Mortuary in Grantville.

Willie Melvin (Pete) Godfrey was Born on May 9, 1950, in Greenville, Georgia to the proud parents, Willie James and Doris Teen Godfrey. Early in life, Willie Melvin (Pete) Godfrey decided to accept Christ as his Lord and Savior and become a member of Red Oak Grove Baptist Church.

Willie Melvin (Pete) Godfrey attended Greenville High School. He later moved from Greenville, Georgia to Atlanta, Georgia where he met the love of his life, Mrs. Jessie Godfrey. Willie Melvin (Pete) Godfrey was known, well respected, dedicated, and was very active in the community. He became a construction worker around the City of Atlanta area, for many years, until he retired.

Willie Melvin (Pete) Godfrey enjoyed and loved his Family and Friends.

Willie Melvin (Pete) Godfrey was preceded in death by his mother and father Mr. Willie James and Doris (teen) Godfrey, and his sisters Maggie Hightower (Lewis), Martha Burts Jordan (Alton), Maxine Duffey (Lamar), Jacqueline Douglas (Henry). His brothers Eddie Godfrey (Betty), Mack H. Godfrey (Gloria Jean), Gray Godfrey.

He leaves to cherish his memory, his sister Mary Jane Brown, his brothers Render Godfrey (Beverly), Leroy Godfrey (Emma), and a host of nieces, nephews, several other relatives, and friends.



16 Dec


04:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Sewell Mortuary 220 Charlie Patterson Rd Grantville, GA 30220 Get Directions »
17 Dec

Funeral Service

01:00 PM

Pure Worship Deliverance 430 Corinth Rd Hogansville, GA Get Directions »
by Obituary Assistant

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  • December 17, 2022

    The Bailey family send prayers and condolences to the family

  • December 16, 2022

    Good evening, our condolences, from the Robinson Family.

  • December 16, 2022

    Mr. Willie Melvin Godfrey was the true definition of MAN. He will be truly missed in the present but his memory will live forever!! Chuck D West End Finest Willie Melvin Godfrey's friend.

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