Jane Godbery

June 4, 1928January 22, 2023
Obituary of Jane Godbery
Jane Godbery, 94, of Kingsport, Tennessee passed away on Sunday, January 22, 2023. She was born to the late Elbert and Evelyn Haltom. Jane was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, and friend to all. Jane was a God fearing woman and loved attending Bethel Presbyterian Church. She was gifted with her needlework and would craft beautiful quilts. Jane was a good woman who selflessly loved everyone she knew and was there to help anyone she could. She loved caring for people, so much so that she dedicated many years of her life to being a registered nurse. Along with her parents, Jane was preceded in death by: her loving husband of 62 years, Leonce Godbery; daughter, Janet Sams; brother, Joseph Haltom; and sister, Dorothy Kenney. Her survivors include: children, Wayne Godbery, Nancy Steadman; grandchildren, Chris Sams (Cora), Josh Steadman (Jeanene), Jessie Steadman, Ashley Hite; great-grandchildren, Peyton Steadman, Titus Hite, Taylin Steadman, Cody, Luke, Sara, Anna, Sagen; along with several nieces and nephews. The Godbery family will gather to greet friends and share memories on Wednesday, January 25, from 5 - 6 pm in the Chapel of East Lawn Funeral Home. A Funeral Service will follow at 6 pm with Pastor Mike Pelham in the Chapel of East Lawn Funeral Home. A Graveside Service will be held on Thursday, January 26, at 1 pm in the Garden of Apostles. Pallbearers: Wayne Godbery, Chris Sams, Jessie Steadman, Tony McClellan, David Williams, Adam McMillan.

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  • Wayne Godbery
  • Chris Sams
  • Jessie Steadman
  • Tony McClellan
  • David Williams
  • Adam McMillan

Past Services

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Gathering of Friends and Family

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Funeral Service

Thursday, January 26, 2023

Graveside Service