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“Mr. Godwin I have just heard about Mrs. Pauline. I am stunned. I did not know and I did not attend the funeral. My mpm found out in a conversation...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Kim Thomas - Pikeville, NC

“So sorry I am not able to be there, as I am in Syracuse, NY this week; however all of you are in my prayers. May God richly bless you and comfort...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Harold Brown - Clayton, NC

“Paul and family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. I am so sorry for your loss. Just remember there is another angel watching...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Sandra Head - Goldsboro, NC

“SUNNY AND I WANTED TO SEND OUR CONDOLENCES IN YOUR LOSS AND OUR PRAYS ARE WITH YOU JAMES AND ALL YOUR FAMILY. ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: RON AND SUNNY SCHUESSLER - NC


Pauline Avera Godwin died on Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.

Pauline was a native of Johnston County but had lived in Wayne County since 1956. She was the daughter of the late Anna Langdon Avera and Paul A. Avera. Pauline was a member of Pleasant Hill Free Will Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 7:00 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home with Rev. Sherman Dilley and Rev. F.G. Alford officiating. Interment will be Friday at 11:00 a.m. in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery.

Pauline is survived by her husband of 66 years, James A. Godwin; a daughter, Paula Benton of Pikeville; two sons, Sherwood Godwin of Grifton and Al Godwin of Ringgold, VA; five grandchildren, Donald Benton of Lenoir, Joseph Cotton of Dunn, Paul Benton of Pikeville, Anna Godwin of Rocky Mount, and David Godwin of Grifton; and five great-grandchildren, Morgan Cotton and Anna Cotton of Goldsboro, Emily Benton and Amber Benton of Lenoir, and Harold Benton of Pikeville. She is also survived by four sisters, Mildred Bunn, Doris Brown, and Peggy Weaver, all of Micro, and Linda Williams of Sharpsburg; and a brother, John Avera of Black Creek.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, James Avera and Vick Avera; and two sisters, Lorine Godwin and Lois Narron.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.

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