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Betty Sue (Godfrey) Kanipe

December 31, 1969 ~ May 13, 2017 (age 47)

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Betty Sue Godfrey Kanipe, age 73, of Marion, passed away Saturday, May 13, 2017 at the Mitchell House after an extended illness. Betty was born July 16, 1943 and was a daughter of the late Bertha Caldwell Godfrey. She was a member of Cross Memorial Baptist Church. Betty was a loving mother who loved to spend time with her family especially her grandsons. She enjoyed her many walks with her dog Smokey.  She will certainly be missed by her family and friends.


Surviving Betty is her husband, Carroll Kanipe;  one daughter, Kim Kanipe Frisbee of Marion; two brothers, Johnny and Jimmy Godfrey, both of Marion; one sister, Barbara Smith and husband, Roger, also of Marion; two grandsons Kaleb and Corey Frisbee and their father, Robert Frisbee, all of Marion.


A memorial service will be held Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 4:00 pm in the chapel of Westmoreland Funeral Home with Pastor. Ryan Bennett officiating.  The family will receive friends immediately following the service.   

 Service Information

Memorial Service
May 21, 2017

4:00 PM
Westmoreland Funeral Home
198 South Main Street
Marion, North Carolina 28752

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