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Norma Jean (Little) Godwin

Norma Jean (Little) Godwin, 82, of Ash Flat, Arkansas passed away Thursday, October
12, 2023, at Salem, Arkansas. Norma was born May 4, 1941, to John Little and Verna
Lee (Shaw) Little in Gideon, Missouri.

Norma was united in marriage to James Winchester Godwin on September 13, 1997, in
Campbell, Missouri. Norma spent her working years as a caregiver at group homes for
disabled children. She loved her family dearly and was a member of the Crossroads
Baptist Church in Ash Flat, Arkansas. Some of her favorite activities were cooking,
fishing, traveling, and just being active. She was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother,
grandmother, great grandmother, great great grandmother, and friend.

She leaves to mourn her passing: husband, Jim Godwin of the home; two daughters,

Deonna Hampton and husband Joey of Marion, Florida and Carla Richardson and
husband Don of Troy, Missouri; eight grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; two
great great grandchildren; two brothers, Timmy Little of Poplar Bluff, Missouri and
David Little of Poplar Bluff, Missouri; sister, Misty Reynolds of McMiellvielle,
Tennessee; many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her son (Carl
Howard Hooser, Jr.), parents (John Little, Verna and Cleo Pattillo), first husband
(Carl Hooser, Sr.), and brother (Bob Little).

Memorial services will be 2:00 P.M., Thursday, October 19, 2023, at Barker Funeral
Home in Salem, Arkansas, with Bro. Henry Parker officiating. Memorials may be made
to Bradshaw Cemetery in Malden, Missouri. Arrangements are under the direction of
Barker Funeral Home in Salem, Arkansas.

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