Evelyn Virginia Godwin, 93, died January 6, 2009 at the Wilshire at Lakewood Nursing Center in Lee’s Summit, Missouri.
She was born November 12, 1915 in Litchfield, Illinois, a daughter of Andrew and Virginia (Moyers) Ruth.
Ms. Godwin was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Andrew Ruth III and Max Ruth; two sisters, Vernel McFarland and Betty Shetley; and one nephew.
She is survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Ms. Godwin was a high school graduate and worked as a telephone operator.
A private graveside service was held January 10, 2009 at the Christian Cemetery in Fredericktown with Pastor Wesley Knight officiating.
Arrangements by Wilson Funeral Home of Fredericktown, Missouri.