317. William Jones12 Godowns (William Hudson11, William A10, Jacob W9, Jacob V8 Godown, Jacob7, Jacob2 Generation26, Jacob1 Generation15 Godowne, Jacob4 Goedowne, Jacob3 Godon, Abraham2, Main Family Line1 Godown) was born in Stellaville, Jefferson Co, GA March 6, 1910. William died August 12, 1986 Jefferson Co, GA, at 76 years of age. Mr. William Jones Godowns, 76, Grange Road, Louisville, Georgia, entered into rest Tuesday, August 12, 1986, at Old Capital Inn Nursing Home. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 4 p.m. at Providence Baptist Church with the Rev. Robert Jones officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jack Jones Godowns Jr., Randy Godowns, Bill Godowns, Robby Godowns, William Godowns Jr. and Jeff Lamb. Honorary pallbearers will be deacons of Providence Baptist Church. Mr. Godowns was a lifelong resident of Jefferson County. He was a retired farmer and a member of Providence Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Marie W. Godowns; three sons, William T. Godowns, Billy Godowns and Robert W. Godowns, all of Louisville; four daughters, Frances Smith, Avera, Dorothy Rayburn, Beaumont, Texas, Kay Downs and Joanna Godowns, both of Louisville; three sisters, Betty Boulineau, Stellaville, Rebie Weatherford, Wrens and Margie Cobb, Davisboro; three brothers, Louie Godowns and Wilbur Godowns, both of Louisville, and Judson Godowns, San Antonio, Texas. Grier Funeral Home.
Find A Grave Memorial# 71602787
He married Eva Marie Wrens. Eva was born Jefferson Co, GA January 22, 1916. Eva(1684) was the daughter of Thomas Alvin Wren and Susie McTier. Eva died December 10, 1998 Augusta, Richmond Co, GA, at 82 years of age. Obituary, Marie W. Godowns
LOUISVILLE -- Mrs. Marie Wren Godowns, 82, died Dec. 10 at Columbia-Augusta Hospital.
She was born in Jefferson County. She was a homemaker and a member of Providence Baptist Church.
SURVIVORS: three sons, William Thomas Godowns, Billy Lewis Godowns and Robert Wilbur Godowns, all of Louisville; four daughters, Frances G. Smith of Avera, Dorothy Rayburn of Galax, Va., Kay Downs of Hiawassee and Joanna McNeely of Wadley; 17 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren
William Jones Godowns and Eva Marie Wrens had the following children:
509 i. Jack Jones13 Godowns(1685) was born April 1, 1937. Jack died February 13, 1975 Jefferson Co, GA, at 37 years of age. MMF N U.S. Navy
510 ii. William Thomas Godowns (still alive).
511 iii. Robert Wilbur Godowns (still alive).
512 iv. Billy Lewis Godowns (still alive).
513 v. Frances Godowns (still alive).
514 vi. Dorothy Marie Godowns(1686) was born Louisville, Jefferson Co, GA December 22, 1945. Dorothy died April 3, 2016 in Carroll County, Virginia, at 70 years of age. Dorothy Marie Rayburn, 70 of Hillsville, passed away on Sunday, April3, 2016 at her home. Mrs. Rayburn was born in Louisville, Georgia to the late William Jones and Eva Marie Wrens Godowns. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Rayburn was also preceded in death by four brothers, Tommy Godowns, Jack Godowns, Roy Godowns, and David Godowns. Survivors include her husband, Robert Rayburn of the home; daughter and son-in-law, Kimberly and Aaron Quesinberry of Hillsville; son Jeff Lamb and fiancé, Bonnie of Louisville, GA; brothers and sisters-in-law, Bob and Fay Godowns and Billy and Linda Godowns, all of Louisville, VA; sisters and brothers-in-law, Kay and Robert Downs of Hiwassi, GA, Frances and Jimmy Kelly of Wadley, GA, and Joanne and Bud McKneeley of Louisville, VA; and two grandchildren, Kamryn Quesinberry and Clay Quesinberry. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Chapel at 10:00 AM with Pastor Jeremy Hendrick officiating. Burial will follow in the Isaac Banks Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 from 6:00 until 8:00 PM. Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Chapel is serving the family.
Find A Grave Memorial# 160487846
515 vii. Kay Godowns (still alive).
+ 516 viii. Tommy Godowns (still alive).
517 ix. Roy Willard Godowns(1687) was born Louisville, Jefferson Co, GA February 14, 1948.(1688) Roy died January 01, 1970 in South Vietnam, at 21 years of age. Roy entered the army through the selective service and attained the rank of sargent. Roy's tour of duty began June 18, 1969 in Quangtin Province, South Vietnam, and ended as a hostile ground casuality on new years day 1970. Roy's name appears on the Vietnam memorial on panel 15W, line 114.
518 x. Joanna Godowns (still alive).
519 xi. David Godowns was born Louisville, Jefferson Co, GA May 1956. David died May 31, 1956 Louisville, Jefferson Co, GA, at less than one year of age. Find A Grave Memorial# 32885247
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