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Obituaries » Mildred Godfrey Breeden

Mildred Godfrey Breeden, 89, of Colonial Beach, passed away on July 10, 2017, at Gainesville Health and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born on Nov. 13, 1927, in Fauquier County, to the late William Henry Owens and Myrtle Leonard Owens.

A former resident of Prince William County, Mrs. Breeden attended Emmanuel Baptist Church. She had resided in Colonial Beach for 45 years and had worked for Ingleside Plantation in Westmoreland County for more than 30 years.

She is survived by her son, Willard “Buddy” Davis Godfrey and wife Linda of Nokesville; her siblings, Thelma Cunningham, James Owens, Julian “Jake” Owens and Betty Hamby; six grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Willard Davis Godfrey and Nicholas Breeden, and a daughter, Linda Cox Smith.

The family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, July 14, when the funeral will begin at Antioch Baptist Church, 16513 Waterfall Road, Haymarket. Rev. Dr. Billy Tatum will conduct the service. Interment will follow at Stonewall Memory Gardens near Manassas.

Memorial contributions may be made to Antioch Baptist Church, P.O. Box 446, Haymarket, Va. 20168.

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