Nancy's Lawrence County Corner

GODWIN CEMETERY
Lawrence County, Arkansas


Location: Saffell, Lawrence, Arkansas. The cemetery is located 300 to 400 yards on the west side of the Lower Saffell Stores. It is fenced off and has a U.S. Flag flying from a pole in the center of the area. It can be seen from the main road looking west immediately after passing the Saffell Stores going south. Thank you to Vernon Eagan for sending the directions. Thank you to Sherry for the picture.

Thank you to Judy Whitlow Boyd and Rita Grigsby for sending an inventory of the cemetery. They visited Godwin Cemetery on 23 April 2005 and did an inventory that they have shared. There are 6 rows. The row number is included with the name.


Latitude: 35.910N -- Longitude -91.295W -- Map


** Veteran
** Information taken from Times Dispatch Newspaper

BALLARD, Jean -- b. 1918; d. 1947 (Row 5)
----- wife of Jack Ballard
BALLARD, Jack -- b. 1913; d. no date (Row 5)
----- husband of Jean Ballard
BALLARD, Jackie L. -- b. 28 August 1942; d. 8 August 2000 (Row 5)
----- Willis-Hayes Funeral Service Marker -- may be buried in space for Jack Ballard (b. 1913)
----- US Army Vietnam **

DAGGETT, Effie Irine -- b. 2 August 1916; d. 4 October 1916 (Row 2)
DAGGETT, Joyce Cordelia -- b. 20 January 1919; d. 2 August 1933 (Row 2)
DAGGETT, Mae -- b. 16 August 1897; d. 8 April 1985 (Row 2)
----- wife of Simon E. Daggett
DAGGETT, Simon E. -- b. 26 Aug 1892; d. 27 Nov 1939 (Row 2)
----- husband of Mae Daggett

FRAKES, Henry -- b. 28 April 1909; d. 12 July 1976 (Row 1)
----- husband of Marie Frakes
FRAKES, Marie b. 8 June 1914; d. 20 December 2007; md. May 1928 (Row 1)
----- wife of Henry Frakes daughter of Simon & Mae Godwin Daggett
----- mother of Murial, Jerry & O'Neal sister of Cordie, Nolan & Nadine **

GLASCO, Fern Ruth b. no date; d. 12 February 2010 age 80
----- wife of Bud Glasco daughter of Oren Cecil & Susie Juilette Parr Saffell
----- mother of Gail, Marcie & Joanne sister of Dale, Talmadge & Madeline
----- grandmother of Kenny, Tony, Darren, Jonathan, Andrea, Susie, Christie & Ashley **
GODWIN, Betty (Mary Elizabeth) -- b. 6 October 1874; d. 8 March 1961 (Row 3)
----- wife of Plez M. Godwin
GODWIN, Elijah D. -- b. no date; d. no date (Row 4)
GODWIN, Ellis D. -- b. 1890; d. 1918 (Row 4)
GODWIN, Harvey W. -- b. 12 October 1884; d. 1 August 1957 (Row 4)
----- husband of Minnie Godwin
GODWIN, Harvey Whitney, Sr. -- b. 30 November 1833; d. 11 May 1887 (Row 4)
----- age 53 years 5 months 12 days -- husband of Margaret Pernilla (McNutt) Godwin
----- father of John Wesley & Plez
GODWIN, Jewell Thomas - b. 10 August 1911; d. 12 November 2002 (Row 6)
----- husband of Merkley Melton Godwin -- husband of Nancy Hardin Godwin
----- son of John Wesley & Catherine Rainey Godwin -- father of J.T. & Jan
----- stepfather of Devon, Tom, Ted & Maurice
----- brother of Owen, Nova, Alma, Freida, Claude & Nona - Qualls FHM -- PFC US Army WWII ** **
GODWIN, John Wesley "Wess" -- b. 23 November 1874; d. February or March 1945 (Row 6)
----- husband of Nancy Catherine Raney Godwin
GODWIN, Lovere Yula -- b. 17 October 1903; d. 28 November 1984 (Row 4)
GODWIN, Lucille -- b. 1915; d. 1918 (Row 4)
GODWIN, Margaret Pernilla (McNutt) -- b. 25 April 1840; d. 19 January 1929 (Row 4)
----- wife of Harvey Whitney Godwin
Godwin, Minnie Lee -- b. 11 May 1884; d. 3 February 1961
----- wife of Harvey Godwin
GODWIN, Nancy Catherine "Kate" Raney -- b. 22 October 1878; d. 1 May 1978 (Row 6)
----- wife of John Wesley Godwin
GODWIN, Nancy E. - b. 20 February 1916; d. 8 May 2003 (Row 6)
----- wife of Clede Godwin -- wife of Jewell T. Godwin
----- daughter of Christopher Columbus & Amanda Jane Campbell Hardin
----- mother of Devon, Tom & Ted - stepmother of J.T. & Janice
----- sister of Jack, Leigh, Glen, Elizabeth, May, Opal & Lena -- Qualls FHM **
GODWIN, Nova Ophelia -- b. 20 August 1902; d. 23 May 2001 (Row 6)
----- daughter of John Wesley & Kate Godwin -- sister of Nona, Claude, Jewel, Alma, Freda & Owen **
GODWIN, Plez M. -- b. 6 November 1870; d. 1 October 1911 (Row 3)
----- husband of Betty Godwin
GODWIN, Thomas J. -- b. 19 September 1868; d. 11 March 1888 (Row 4)
----- age 19 years 5 months 20 days -- son of H.W. & M.P. Godwin

LANE, Susie (Saffell) -- b. 19 September 1899; d. 15 December 1978 (Row 5)

MIZE, J.S. -- b. 9 July 1922; d. 30 October 1985 (Row 2)
----- husband of Nadine Mize
MIZE, Nadine -- b. 30 June 1927; d. no date (Row 2)
----- wife of J.S. Mize
MIZE, Vida "Nadine" Daggett b. 30 June 1927; d. 6 December 2009; md. 9 September 1942
----- wife of J.S. Mize daughter of Simon & Augusta Mae Godwin Daggett
----- mother of Larry & Gary sister of Cordi, Nolan & Marie
----- grandmother of Derrick, Chad, Carrie & Kyle **

SAFFELL, Hester A. -- b. 2 May 1888/1898; d. 1 Feb 1910 (Row 5)
SAFFELL, Lola Mae b. 21 March 1926; d. 27 April 2008; md. 31 October 1942 (Row 6)
----- wife of Walbert Dale Saffell daughter of George Herbert & Flora Sharp Mize
----- mother of infant, Nyoka & Peggy sister of James, Berline, Edward, Tola, J.S., C.B. Vergie & Velma
----- grandmother of Cindy, Carla, Paul & Richard **
SAFFELL, Oren Cecil -- b. 6 December 1896; d. 23 May 1936 (Row 5)
SAFFELL, Roger Dale -- b. 14 January 1949 to 28 January 1949 (Row 6)
SAFFELL, Walbert "Dale" - b. 21 May 1921; d. 9 April 2001 (Row 6)
----- son of Cecil & Susie Parr Saffell -- husband of Lola Mae Mize Saffell
----- father of Nyoka & Peggy -- brother of Talmadge, Fern & Madeline
----- grandfather of Cindy, Carla, Paul & Richard -- PFC US Army 91st Infantry WWII ** **
SAFFELL, Zora -- b. 15 July 1878; d. 16 December 1948 (Row 5)

Unreadable Funeral Home Marker (Row 2)

** Veteran
** Information taken from Times Dispatch Newspaper

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