Mrs. Joan Burnette Godwin

Mrs. Joan Burnette Godwin, 76, of Ellijay, died Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017.

She was born Sept. 11, 1941, in Gilmer County to the late Mack and Ada Holland Burnette. She was a 1959 graduate of Gilmer High School, and worked as a claims processor for FEMA.

She is preceded in death by siblings, Ouida Aldridge and Bud Burnette.

She is survived by husband, Charles Godwin; daughter and son-in-law, Tracy and Kenny Crook, of Ellijay; brother and sister-in-law, Gary and Marsha Burnette, of Ellijay; sisters and brother-in-law, Maxine Charles, of Ellijay, Sue and Pete Davis, of Smyrna; grandchildren, Kirsten Marick, Jill and Austin Wright, Kaleb and Kacey Marick, Adam Crook and Katie Marick.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, from the chapel of Bernhardt Funeral Home with the Rev. Scotty Davis officiating.

Music was by Irene Wofford.

Pallbearers were Austin Wright, Jason Burnette, Kenny Crook, T.J. McArthur, Tim McArthur and Al Charles.

Interment was in the Yukon Cemetery.

Condolences can be made at

Bernhardt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1076
Ellijay, GA. 30540

Phone: 706-635-4313
Fax: 706-635-7006