Elvadia Godbey, 86, of Libertyville, passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by love at 7:18 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. She was born March 17, 1931, in Casey County, Ky., to William Taylor Shell and Cora Josephine Shell.
She married her beloved husband, Vernon Lee Godbey, in 1946 and he preceded her in death in 1994. She also was preceded in death by her parents; and several brothers and sisters.
She is survived by a daughter, Sharon Derickson and her husband Chip; a son, David Lee Godbey and his wife Lou Anna; and her extended family, Robin and Rusty Maurer and their two daughters Jada and Jasmyn, whom were her loving and supportive neighbors during her senior years.
Elvadia was a Christian woman that attended Trinity Church. She was a member of the West Vigo - New Goshen Lions Club, where she became known as the pie lady. She was a loving, generous, giving soul that will be missed by all that were fortunate enough to have crossed her path.
A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Thursday in Shirley Cemetery with Pastor Chris Wilbur officiating. The family suggests that if friends so desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation in her memory. Fitzpatrick Funeral Home assisted with arrangements.
Published on February 19, 2018