SPRING HOPE –– Dianne Godwin Strickland, 73, passed away Thursday, June 26, 2014. She was born on February 7, 1941 to the late Narvin and Mavis Godwin.
Diane is survived by her husband of 51 years, Clay T. Strickland of the home; daughters, Cathy Barnes and husband, Chris, Cindy Joyner and husband, Dennis; five grandchildren; brothers, Willie Eugene Godwin, Charles Randall Godwin and wife, Patsy, sister-in-law, Joan Bass Godwin and several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. She was preceded in death by her brother, James Earl Godwin and sister-in-law, Betty Jean Godwin; sister-in-law, Violet Weathers
In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials be made to the Tar River Basket Weavers, c/o Susan Legaj, 713 Eagle Terrace, Rocky Mount, NC 27804.
A graveside service was held at Evergreen Memorial Park on Saturday, June 28, 2014 with the Rev. Ron Hawley officiating.
Arrangements by Shingleton Funeral Home, 2413 Nash Street, NW, Wilson, NC 27896.