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Obituary for Mickey Sue Godair

DURHAM – Mickey Sue Godair, 78, passed away on Monday, August 7, 2017 at Hillcrest Convalescent Center in Durham. She was born in Dunklin Co., MO, the daughter of the late Ernest Jennings Kerr and Allie Mae Stanfill Kerr. In addition to her parents, she was also predeceased by sister, Evelyn Lewis.

Mrs. Godair gave her life to God at the age of 9 years old, being filled with the Spirit and baptized in Jesus name. She was married to the love of her life for 54 years, and faithfully served by his side for the duration of her life. Affecting many lives in her early years as pastor’s wife in Malden, MO and now for the past 44 years in the Durham community. Mrs. Godair was an accomplished musician in her local church, where she served as organist and pianists for many years. She was also deeply involved in many aspects of First Pentecostal Church.

Mrs. Godair is survived by her husband, Rev. Johnny Phillip Godair; daughters, Cynthia Gail Betts and husband, Rodney, Alisa Michelle Mitchell and husband, Robert; sister, Helen Gromer; and grandchildren, Aubrey Meredith Betts, Madison Brielle Mitchell, Houston Wayne Betts, Meghan Bergette Mitchell, Marley Brienn Mitchell. She will always be “Mimi” to her grandchildren and will be greatly missed by all.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, August 8 from 7 to 9 pm at First Pentecostal Church in Durham. A funeral service will be held at 7pm on Wednesday, August 9 at First Pentecostal Church. The family will receive ministers and out-of-town guests two hours prior to the service at the church. A private family burial will be held in Oak Grove Memorial Gardens.


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Visitation

Tuesday

8

Aug

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
First Penecostal Church

2008 Carver Street
Durham, NC 27705

Visitation Prior to the Service

Wednesday

9

Aug

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
First Penecostal Church

2008 Carver Street
Durham, NC 27705

Funeral Service

Wednesday

9

Aug

7:00 PM
First Penecostal Church

2008 Carver Street
Durham, NC 27705

Cemetery Details

Location

Oak Grove Memorial Gardens

3712 Cheek Road
Durham, North Carolina 27704

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