Claude D. Godfrey, Sr, age 97, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2019. He was preceded in death by his wife of sixty-three years, Inie Myers Godfrey; daughter, Evelyn Godfrey; and son, Claude Godfrey, Jr. Mr. Godfrey is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Barbara and Don Quinn, Athens, GA, Martha Knowlton, Snellville, GA, Pam and Greg Oliver, Lawrenceville, GA; sons, James Godfrey and Charles Godfrey, both of Flowery Branch, GA; grandchildren, Kelly Knowlton and Chris Suddeth, Hayley Oliver, Paul and Kimberly Knowlton; two great-grandchildren, Benjamin Suddeth and Noah Suddeth; brother and sister-in-law, Oscar and Robbie Godfrey, Conyers, GA; sisters, Edith Collins, Gainesville, GA, and Myrtle Evans, Columbia, SC; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Mr. Godfrey was born on August 12, 1921, in Gainesville, GA. He was a 1938 graduate of Lyman Hall High School and attended Perry Business School. Mr. Godfrey was a World War II veteran with the U. S. Army. He was a retired vice-president of GA Boot Company in Franklin, TN with thirty-eight years of service. Mr. Godfrey was a member of Sugar Hill Baptist Church where he was a Deacon Emeritus and a member of the Senior Adult Sunday School Class. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. at Sugar Hill Church with Rev. Neil Strong officiating. Interment with military honors will follow at Sugar Hill Cemetery in Sugar Hill, GA. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Monday, April 22 at the funeral home.  Flanigan Funeral Home, 4400 S. Lee St., Buford GA 30518

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