Dolores (Godbee) Wilson

Born: Tue., Oct. 16, 1923
Died: Thu., Dec. 25, 2014


1:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Sun., Dec. 28, 2014
Location: McCommons Funeral Home

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Sun., Dec. 28, 2014
Location: McCommons Chapel

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Dolores Godbee Wilson

Dolores Godbee Wilson, 91, of Greensboro, GA died December 25, 2014 at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital. Mrs. Wilson was born on October 16, 1923 in Queens New York to the late Lloyd Watson Godbee, Sr. and Mary Margaret McReynolds Godbee.  After moving back to Georgia, she graduated from Alexander Stephens Institute in Crawfordville, GA.  She spent her working career as a knitter for Union Manufacturing and a seamstress for Lena Hy Garment Company and Stewart Apparel.  She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church.  Dolores was an excellent seamstress, enjoyed shopping and sitting on her front porch swing enjoying nature.  Most of all she loved her family and friends and spending time with them.

She was preceded in death by her husband Herman Hugh Wilson; son Lenward “Lynn” Leach and siblings, Gloria Mary Godbee Powell, Thelma Godbee Leach, and Lloyd Watson Godbee, Jr.  She is survived by two daughters, Dollie Eley and husband Jamie of White Plains, GA and Cheryl Dolvin and husband Jimmy of Greensboro, GA; four grandchildren, Jim Dolvin (Kimberly), Crystal Dolvin Brown and fiance, Jason Jordon, Ginger Eley and Brittany Leach; three great grandchildren, Amelia Dolvin, Ingrid Dolvin and Delainey Brown; other relatives and many friends.

Funeral Services will be held Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at McCommons Chapel in Greensboro, GA with Rev. Bobby Tomlin officiating. Interment will follow in the Penfield Cemetery, 1211 Cemetery Road, Penfield, GA 30669. Serving as pallbearers are Jimmy Dolvin, Niles Webb and Jamie Eley.  The family will receive friends Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until time for the service at McCommons Funeral Home.  McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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Terry & Elaine Cantrell
   Posted Fri December 26, 2014
You all are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
I pray our Lord will give you peace and comfort in the coming days.

Elaine & Terry Cantrell

Mary Brown
   Posted Fri December 26, 2014
Words cannot express how sorry I am for your loss. Ms. Delois was a sweet and special lady. We will miss her so much being a part of the center. God bless each of you with comfort during this time. Love y'all. Mary and family.

Jean Adriance and Addie Jackson
   Posted Sat December 27, 2014
So sorry for the loss of your mother, she was one of the sweetest ladies !

Betty O'Neal Jordan
   Posted Sat December 27, 2014
With deepest sympathy to all of the family.

Dale Temple
   Posted Sat December 27, 2014
God needed another angel, may God bless each of you.

Annette Harper and Elaine Harper
   Posted Sun December 28, 2014
She will be missed by all.
Our many Prayers are with you all during this time.
She was a wonderful Sister-in-Law and friend. We loved her very much!

Annette and Elaine

Jeni Norris
   Posted Mon December 29, 2014
Dollie, I was so sad to hear about your mama, she was so sweet and always had a beautiful smile. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Jeni Norris

Eddie & Tina Brown
   Posted Mon December 29, 2014
We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother, grandmother & great grandmother. Our prayers are with your family during this difficult time.

Kay Ellenberg McClendon
   Posted Thu January 01, 2015
I am so sorry for your loss. I am thinking of all of you and praying for your family.