Obit: Mary Godbold

Obit: Mary Godbold

October 22nd, 2013 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Mary McMillan Godbold, 87, passed away Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013.A native of Savannah, Ga., she was a longtime resident of Chattanooga.Mary was a devoted wife and mother, whose life centered around her family. After her children were older, she entered employment as an administrator with the state of Tennessee Department of employment Security. She was an active member of St. Jude Catholic church, where she was involved in Ladies of Charity, the Bridge Club and was a Scouting leader.She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Gustave Sidney Godbold Sr.; parents, E.B and Annie OBrien McMillan; brother, Thomas McMillan; and sister, Elizabeth McMillan Downing.Survivors include a daughter, Nancy Marie (Thomas) Fox; sons, Gustave S. Godbold Jr. and Christopher A. (Connie) Godbold; grandchildren, Thomas L. (Tara) Fox Jr., Anthony D. Fox, Kathleen E. Godbold and Gustave S. Godbold III; and his mother, Carolyn Manzer.The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, at the North Chapel.A Funeral Mass will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at St. Jude Catholic Church with entombment to follow approximately 3:30 p.m. at Hamilton Memorial Gardens in Hixson.In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Chattanooga, P.O. Box 46, Chattanooga, TN. 37401, or to Notre Dame High School, 2701 Vermont Ave., Chattanooga, TN. 37404.Please share your thoughts and condolences at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com.Arrangements by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN 37343.