HOLLY SPRINGS, N.C. – Sally Louisa (Bowen) Godfrey, 86, died peacefully at her home in Holly Springs, NC, on February 11, 2016. Born in Providence, RI, on March 28, 1929, Sally was the daughter of Richard and Marion (Allen) Bowen and the wife of Sydney J. Godfrey, who passed away in 1998.
Sally is survived by her children, stepchildren and their spouses, David Richardson of Payson, AZ, Wendy and Arthur Foley of Holly Springs, NC, and Susan and John Drew of Warwick, RI; and by her brothers and their spouses, Richard and Anne Bowen of North Kingstown, RI, Carl and Kathy Bowen of Exeter, RI, and Mark and Kathy Bowen of North Kingstown, RI. She is also survived by her grandchildren and stepgrandchildren, Emily Crooker, Tessa Richardson, Seth Richardson, James Drew, Cary (Drew) and Mark Weigner, and Elizabeth (Earle) and Michael Bastien. She will also be missed by her many nieces, nephews and cousins.
A resident of Eastbrook and Belfast, Maine, for over 30 years, Sally was an avid reader, gardener and lifelong advocate for the environment, Sally served as a representative on the Hancock County Planning Commission and organized Friends of Belfast Parks. She organized and planned the first Arts In the Park celebration in Belfast and was active, along with her husband, Syd, in the Penobscot Valley Craft Association and United Maine Craftsmen.
A private, family gathering will be held at a later date.