Lester Lackey & Sons Funeral Home Inc.
Celebration of Life
Mr. Tony Kenneth (Zook) Godfrey
February 8, 1956~November 20, 2014
Friday, November 28, 2014
Corinth Missionary Baptist Church
813 S. Cherokee Road
Social Circle, Georgia 30025
Bishop WM Davenport, Pastor
Pastor Kenneth Norrington, Eulogist
Assisted By Others
Mr. Tony Kenneth (Zook) Godfrey, the only child of Mr. & Mrs. Hibbler (Ruby Nell) Godfrey, Jr. was born February 8, 1956. Growing up in Oxford, Georgia he attended the Newton County School System and graduated from Newton County School with the class of 1974. He enlisted in the Army on May 16, 1975. He received several certificates for best Air Defense, Marksman, etc. He returned home from Germany with an Honorable Discharge, SP4 in 1978. He continued to further his education in Technical School, majoring in Electrical Tech. He used his electrical skills at Dekalb Water and Sewerage for 8 years.
He was reunited with the love of his life, Ms. Eloise Sheats. They were married on April 15, 2001. They were the proud parents of three children and four grandchildren. He loved his father unconditionally. "Ken" or "Zook" as he was known by many was very loving and kind hearted.
Tony departed this earthly life and entered into an everlasting life on November 20, 2014 at 1:25 p.m.
He leaves to cherish his memories, his wife, Mrs. Eloise Godfrey, a devoted father, Mr. Hibbler Godfrey, Jr., one daughter, Ms. Kimberly Lightfoot, two sons, Mr. & Mrs. Usher (Nikki) Jackson and Mr. Brandon Gibbs, four grandchildren, maternal grandmother, Mrs. Hattie Mae Johnson, three uncles, Mr. Ellis Godfrey, Mr. & Mrs. James (Marie) Johnson and Mr. John Johnson, one aunt, Ms. Alethia Thompson, one great aunt, Ms. Addie Harkness, one great uncle, Mr. Daniel Mathis, a devoted best friend, Mr. Charles Green, a host of cousins, other relatives and friends.
Oxford Historical Cemetery
Highway 81 S
Oxford, Georgia 30054
Class Of 1974
Earnest Sims Nokey Hardeman
Kenneth Graham Kenneth Johnson
Honorary Floral Attendants
Class Of 1974
Kathy Johnson Debbie Hillman
Kathy Maddox Elaine Williams
The family of the late Mr. Tony Kenneth Godfrey would like to thank you all for any acts of kindness, during this time of bereavement. We are thankful for the phone calls, cards, flowers, food and words of encouragement we have received. We thank you and may God continue to bless you all and your families.
The Godfrey Family