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Deborah Lee Godown

March 28, 1951 — January 20, 2019

Deborah Godown, 67, of Greenville, Ohio passed away at home on Sunday, January 20, 2019 with her family by her side.

She was born in Greenville on March 28, 1951 to the late Joanne Heffington.

In addition to her mother, Deborah is preceded in death by her brothers; Bobby Crank and Jackie Rolfe.

Deborah retired from GTI in Greenville. She enjoyed going fishing, camping, and putting together puzzles. She also enjoyed spending time at casinos. However, her absolute favorite thing to do was play bingo. Deborah loved big yellow butterflies. If you see a yellow butterfly know that Deborah is with you.

Deborah is survived by her husband of 25 years, Larry Godown, whom she married on June 28; her children; Cory (Ronald) Hocker of Greenville, Johnny (Amy) Godown of Salem, Oregon, Boe (Nicole) Mosley of Tillamook, Oregon, Michele (Steve) Allen of La Pine, Oregon, Angela Bright of Gettysburg, Ohio; her sisters, Faith Dodd, Patty Parks-Hopkins, Sandy Armstrong Hernandez; her grandchildren, Allison Wilson, Amber Moore, Ashley Newens, Caleb Walker, Erin Allen, Brendon Godown, Kayli Godown, Torry Peterson, Trenton Bricco, Titus Bricco, Dartavian Thomas, Aurora Bright, Dalton Fahl, Damaris Fahl, Braden Mosley, Ethan Mosley, Kohen Mosley, and Ella Mosley; her sister-in-law, Becky (Dean) Hubler; her very special friend, Rose (Coy) Buirley; and several great grandchildren.

A Celebration of Deborah's life will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at Tribute Funeral Homes, Greenville Campus, with Chaplain Jacque Collins officiating. Burial will follow in Greenville Township Memorial Gardens.

Family and friends may visit from 11:00 AM until to time of services at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Tribute Funeral Homes to help defray funeral expenses.

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