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PO Box 176
24497 Mary N. Smith Rd.
Accomac, VA 23301
Phone: 757-787-2504
Fax: 757-787-5606
Venera Godwin

Venera Rainey Godwin

Friday, July 29th, 1938 - Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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Venera Rainey Godwin was born on July 29, 1938 in Horsey, Virginia to the late Abraham and Louise Godwin. She departed this earthly life on August 8, 2019 in Romulus, New York.

Venera received her education in the public schools of Accomack County. At an early age she joined Jerusalem Baptist Church. She was employed at Golden Pride, Perdue Farms, and Eastern Shore Seafood.

Venera was known to bring a smile to everyone’s face because she always had something witty to say. There was no one she met that she didn’t like. Venera’s helpfulness and kind-heartedness will be missed by everyone. She had a running joke with Carletta Ballard that her husband, Bobby, was “her husband.”

Venera was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, three sisters, one daughter-in-law, one son-in-law, and a special friend for fifty years, John Wiley, Jr.

Venera leaves to mourn her passing: eight children, Carl (Mary) Godwin of Romulus, NY, Roy Godwin of Snow Hill, MD, Ira Godwin of Horntown, VA, Lula Godwin of New Church, VA, Archie Godwin of Guam, Shawn Godwin of Temepranceville, VA, Calvin (Gwen) Godwin of Gargatha, VA, and Charles (Orvetta) Burton, Jr. of Berlin, MD; two brothers, Edward Godwin and Martin Godwin, both of Oak Hall, VA; three sisters, Dordean Schoolfield of Pocomoke, MD, Karen Bowen and Larue Godwin, both of Oak Hall, VA; forty-nine grandchildren; sixty great-grandchildren; fourteen great, great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, August 16th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Friday, August 16th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co., Inc.
    Address
    24497 Mary N. Smith Rd.
    Accomac, VA 23301
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  • Second Visitation

    Saturday, August 17th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, August 17th, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Jerusalem Baptist Church
    Address
    10011 Jerusalem Rd
    TEMPERANCEVILLE, VA 23442
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  • Service

    Saturday, August 17th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, August 17th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Jerusalem Baptist Church
    Address
    10011 Jerusalem Rd
    TEMPERANCEVILLE, VA 23442
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    Officiant
    Rev. Richard Holland
  • Interment

    Saturday, August 17th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, August 17th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Jerusalem Baptist Cemetery
    Address
    10011 Jerusalem Rd.
    TEMPERANCEVILLE, VA 23442
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Nancy White

Posted at 01:18pm
My condolences to the family
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jacquelinecopes@yahoo.com

Posted at 09:50am
Venera will truly be missed,i had some great times with her,to the family ,so sorry for your loss.
PC

Prestine Crosby

Posted at 11:44am
Although no words can really help to ease your loss, know that the family will be in our thoughts and prayers. Our faith is certainly tested at times like this. In losing Venera, our community has lost one of the kindest and gentlest people I have ever had the privilege to know. May God bless and comfort your family during this perplexing period; please accept my sincere condolences.

The Crosby Family (Bertha, Prestine, Ralph, Regis and Ticara)
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