In Remembrance Of

Amanda Godfrey

Amanda Godfrey, 41, passed away, June 29, 2024.

She was born on April 16, 1983 to Johnny Lee and Shari Denise (Stuart) Godfrey in Smithville. She grew up in Smithville and graduated from Smithville High School. She then attended Truman State University in Kirksville. Amanda lived in St. Petersburg, FL, Seattle, WA, and in 2015 returned to Smithville and the Kansas City area.

Amanda was an artist. She loved to draw and read and write books.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Jim and Marva Stuart, Roger and Connie Callahan, and Johnny Lyle Godfrey.

Amanda is survived by her children, Lucien, Lincoln, and Laynee; parents, John and Shari Godfrey; brother, Johnny (Lindsey) Godfrey; other relatives and many friends.

A private family Graveside Service was held July 5, 2024 at Smith Cemetery, Smithville, MO.

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  • Sharon Godfrey

    John & Shari
    I’m so sorry for the loss of Amanda it’s laid heavy on my heart and mind. We are praying for your peace! Love you guys!

  • Christy

    Sending my thoughts and prayers to family and friends. May she rest in peace. Taken too soon.

  • Susan French

    I’m so sorry to hear this! Amanda was a creative and talented artist. I enjoyed being her teacher in fourth grade. Sending prayers to the family.

  • Emily chapman

    Amanda im so sorry, you were one of a kind.
    May your life be remembered

  • Gwyn Cramer

    John and Sheri,
    I hope Amanda is at peace. I am so sorry for your loss. Please know we are thinking of you and if you need anything please let us know. If you need to get away you can come stay at the lake with us. We have a 2 bedroom suite down stairs. We can watch the grand kids and you two can have time.
    Gwyn 573-434-2164

  • Lisa Barber

    I was so very saddened to hear of Amanda’s passing. Such a sweet soul.
    Praying for peaceful moments and wonderful memories to come to you when you need her strength the most.
    You have a very special angel watching over you❤️

  • Deb Cannon Cougill

    Sending you all comfort and love. Peace be with all of you. May sweet Amanda rest in peace.

  • Shelly (Matthews) Kelley

    I am so sorry. I was always amazed at Amanda’s independence, setting out to be a tattoo artist when she was younger.

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