Shirley Pruitt Godwin


Mrs. Shirley Pruitt Godwin, 83, residing at Masonic Home of Virginia, went to be with the Lord March 13, 2020. Mrs. Godwin was born in Onancock and lived on the Eastern Shore for most of her life. After graduating from high school, she attended nursing school and obtained her LPN certification, afterwards serving as a nurse for a number of years.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Philip G. Godwin, and her parents, Edward S. Pruitt and Reba Parks Pruitt. She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Kathy and Karl Hade, Karen and Barry Durant, and Kari and Jonathan Chapman; grandchildren, Joshua (Ashley), Devereaux, Jeremiah, Tabitha, Courtney, Sarah, and Chase; and great-grandchildren, Jordan and Abram.
Due to recent announcements regarding the Coronvirus (COVID-19) and travel limitations for out state family members, Mrs. Godwin’s service will now be held privately. Thank you for your support and understanding.
The family expresses their sincere appreciation to all her caregivers in the Masonic Home Health Care Unit for their loving support during her final days.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Foodbank of the Eastern Shore, P.O. Box 518, Onley, VA  23418.
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Arrangements were made by the Williams Funeral Homes, Onancock and Parksley.