Henrietta E. Godwin • August 6, 2021



Henrietta Edith Godwin, native of Washington Co., Alabama and a resident of Daphne, Alabama. Henrietta “Retta” Godwin (89) passed away at Thomas Hospital in Fairhope, Alabama on August 6, 2021.
Retta’s passions were her family, friends, and flowers. She once owned and operated a flower boutique in Fairhope, Alabama. She loved to remodel and decorate her homes, fishing, and Alabama Football.
Henrietta was preceded in death by her parents, John and Edith Snyder; her sister, Katherine Wilkins; her husband, Louie L. Godwin, Jr.; her sons, Danny Savell, Gary Savell, and Rodney Savell; her daughter, Gena Savell; and her step-children, David Godwin and Deborah Manning.
Henrietta is survived by her brother, Charles Snyder (Inez); her son, 1st Sgt. Larry Savell USMC Ret. (Karen); daughters, Brenda Williford and Deborah McGifford; her step-children, Richard “Bo” Godwin and Rebecca Busbee; her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren; and nieces, nephews, and friends.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 13, 2021 at Pensacola Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home, Inc. at 7433 Pine Forest Road Pensacola, Florida 32526.
Family visitation – 9:30AM, Public Visitation – 10:00AM-11:00AM with services at 11:00AM and graveside following, weather permitting.

Pallbearers were Ray Wilkins, Joshua Savell, Fred Savell, Jeremy Savell, Tim Snyder and Travis White. Honorary pallbearers were Thomas Savell, Jonathon Savell, Robert McGifford, Jay Hadley, Travis Snyder, Andrew Fenoff, Ethan Fenoff and Rebecca Busbee.

  1. Edna Wilkins Harper says:

    She is my aunt

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