Jennie Lee Mrazek Godfrey, a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, passed away on Friday, October 20, 2017 at her home in Alice, Texas.
She was born on October 4, 1933 to Mary Jancik Mrazek and Joe Charles Mrazek, Sr. in Agua Dulce, Texas. Jennie was the last surviving child of the J. C. Mrazek family from Agua Dulce, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, A. D. Godfrey; her parents, Joe Charles, Sr. and Mary Mrazek; brother and sister-in-law, Alvin and Farah Mae Mrazek; brother, Joe Charles “Jake” Mrazek, Jr.; sisters and brothers-in-law, Elizabeth and Jim Keliehor, Josephine “Josie” and Ely Haydon, Margaret Nugent, Shirley and Benny Brand; nephews, Johnny Keliehor and William “Billy” Keliehor; and niece, Debra Sue Canales.
She is survived by her son, Ronnie Godfrey of Charlotte, North Carolina; grand-daughter and grand son-in-law, Katherine (Anthony) Godfrey-Kolesa of New Orleans, Louisiana; sister-in-law, Sylvia Mrazek of Alice; brother-in-law, Alex Nugent of Corpus Christi; nephews and nieces, Lelia Keliehor of Alice, Betty Joe Sanders of Alice, Jim Keliehor of Corpus Christi, Annette (Jack) Starr of Alice, Alvin “Bubba” Mrazek, Jr. of Alice, Tom Keliehor of Seabrook, Joe Charles III “Chuck” (Linda) Mrazek of Alice, Al Canales of Waco, Ken (Debra) Nugent of Corpus Christi, Bob Keliehor of Lake Corpus Christi, Michael (Peggy) Keliehor of Hitchcock, Susan Arnold of Orange Grove, Cathy (Dale) Jones of Johnson City, Mary Frances Mrazek of Granbury, Vickie (Sherman) Bentz of Kingsville, and Billy (Kelly) Mrazek of Alice.
For my mother Jennie, Estella Medina and Esmeralda Reaux were loving caregivers. In addition, her nieces, Betty Joe Sanders, Annette Starr, and Susan Arnold, lovingly spent special time with her. For this, I will be forever grateful. - Ronnie
Family will receive friends on Monday, October 23, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Holmgreen Mortuary in Alice, Texas.
A Chapel Service will be held on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Holmgreen Mortuary Chapel in Alice, Texas with Brother Harold Roan officiating.
Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park in Alice, Texas.