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Elinor Sams Godsey

January 28, 1940 March 17, 2022
Elinor Sams Godsey
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Obituary for Elinor Sams Godsey

Elinor Sams Godsey age 82 of Prospect, peacefully entered the arms of Jesus on March 17, 2022 after fighting a courageous battle against Lewy Body Dementia. She was surrounded and loved dearly by her family. She was an incredible mother and an amazing Memaw! She is now reunited with her one true love.
She was born January 28, 1940 to the late Fred & Martha Sams. She is survived by her sister Frieda Newman, brother Eugene (Fay) Sams and sister in law Judy Sams.
She leaves to cherish her memory her children Stewart (Anita) Godsey, David (Cheryl) Godsey, Todd (Dee) Godsey, Denise (Matt) Fox and Dana (Robby) Franklin. Grandchildren Matt (Brenna) Godsey, Justin (Tyler) Godsey, Rachel Bennett, Amy (Ken) Severin, Leslie (Zach) Emmanuel, Michael Godsey, Ashley (Scott) Word, Adrienne (Andrew) Bernier, Tyler Steinke, Casey Fox, Samantha Franklin, Allison Franklin & Caitlin Franklin. Great grandchildren, Oliver & Thomas Godsey, Fletcher Godsey, Daniel, Adelyn & Leah Bennett, Corey Severin, Zoey & Nik Emmanuel, Ian Wagner, Eden & Ellis Word, Ethan, Ella & Elliott Bernier and expecting another great granddaughter Raegan Godsey later this month.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, George Godsey. Her parents Fred & Martha Sams and brother Coy “Buddy” Sams and great granddaughter Charlotte Godsey Marcelletti.
Services will be held at Puckett Funeral Home in Farmville. Family will receive friends on Saturday, March 19 from 6-8 pm. Funeral service will be Sunday, March 20 at 1 pm at Puckett Funeral Home with internment to follow in Dillwyn Town Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her memory to the Prince Edward Rescue Squad. The family would also like to recognize & sincerely thank Ms. Rita Delaney and Mrs. Helen Hertzler for their love and compassionate care extended to her during the past 2 years.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

19

Mar

6:00 PM 3/19/2022 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 3/19/2022 8:00:00 PM
Puckett Funeral Home

115 Covington Court
Farmville, VA 23901

Puckett Funeral Home
115 Covington Court Farmville 23901 VA
United States

Service

Sunday

20

Mar

1:00 PM 3/20/2022 1:00:00 PM
Puckett Funeral Home

115 Covington Court
Farmville, VA 23901

Puckett Funeral Home
115 Covington Court Farmville 23901 VA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Dillwyn Town Cemetery Final Resting Place

Goldmine St
Dillwyn, VA 23936

Goldmine St Dillwyn 23936 VA
United States
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