Ethel G. Keyes

Published 8:54 am Friday, March 13, 2009

By Staff
Mrs. Ethel Godley Keyes of 815 Northgate Drive, Washington, died Saturday, March 7, 2009, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. William Goddard.
A funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday in Davis Chapel Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. C.B. Gray officiating. Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Keyes was born June 19, 1925, the daughter of the late Joe Green and Ethel Howard Godley. She attended the Beaufort County Schools. She was married to William J. Keyes, who preceded her in death. She was a member of Davis Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, where she was a deaconess and a member of the Willing Workers Club.
Survivors include three daughters, Willie I. Goddard, Ethel B. Langley and Patricia Keys, all of Washington; five sons, CleArthur Keyes of Ohio, Joseph Godley of Greenville, Eric Godley of Washington, David Godley of Queens, N.Y., and Ronnie Godley of Colorado Springs, Colo.; one brother, Fenner Godley; one sister-in-kind, Katherlean Crandle; two goddaughters, Alice Lilley and Doris Moore; 32 grandchildren; 56 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one son, Oscar Keyes, and six siblings.
The family will receive friends today from 6-7 p.m. at Leon Randolph Funeral Home, 208 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Washington, and other times at the home of Mr. and Mrs. William Goddard.
Arrangements are by Leon Randolph Funeral Home.