Cynthia Ann Godfrey Randlett

Posted at 8:00 AM on Feb 13, 2018


Mrs. Cynthia Ann Godfrey Randlett (Chris), 75, passed away Saturday, Feb 10, 2018, at Iredell Memorial Hospital in Statesville. She was born September 23, 1942, in Iredell County to the late SFC Allie Bruce and Thelma McLain Godfrey.

Chris was a loving mother and wonderful wife of almost 54 years to her husband William A. (Bill) Randlett (Maj. U.S. Army Retired). She was an Army dependent child for 21 years and a dependent wife for an additional 16 years until they retired to Hiddenite, N.C., in 1981.

During her many years, in addition to raising three children, she worked as a clerk, secretary, chaplain's assistant and business owner at S & S Grocery. She was a life member of South River United Methodist Church, charter member of the Emerald Square Dance Club of Hiddenite, member of the Taylorsville Lions Club, and member of the Ladies Auxillary VFW Post 10,000, Hiddenite. Her favorite activities were spoiling her grandkids and dancing.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter Cilicia Ann Wicker and son-in law Bryant Kelly Wicker Jr.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband Bill; two sons, William Randlett (wife Julie) of Canton, Ga., and Chad Randlett of Hickory; one granddaughter, Morgan Wicker Moore (husband Brennan) of Wittenburg; three grandsons, Bryant Kelly Wicker III of Wittenburg, and William Perry Randlett and West Everett Randlett of Hiddenite; along with her daughter-in law Angela Gwaltney. Also surviving are four aunts and one Uncle, Dot Herb, Ann McLain, Edna McLain and Wilson and Lois Godfrey, all of Hiddenite, as well as many cousins.

A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Saturday, February 17, at South River United Methodist Church, 2540 Cheatham Ford Road, Hiddenite. The Rev. Doug Hochmuth will officiate with Rev. Lynn Hawkins and Rev. Larry and Rev. Selina Scott as guests. Visitation will be on Friday, Feb 16, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Chapman Funeral Home, 158 Stony Point School Road, Stony Point, NC 28678.

The family would like to thank Iredell Memorial nurses for their care in ICU and the 400 hall as well as our home health care and caregivers Penny Harris, Mary Minton and Angie Herb.

Condolences may be e-mailed to the Randlett Family at

Chapman Funeral Home is assisting the Randlett Family.

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