Jennifer Godfrey 1968-2019

Jennifer Lynn Godfrey, 50, of Holton, passed away unexpectedly Friday, March 15, 2019, at her home.

She was born Sept. 4, 1968, in Kansas City, Mo., the daughter of Michael D. and Linda (Hutton) Selves.

Jennifer graduated from Topeka West High School in 1986. She was an accounting specialist for JBN/Giant Communications in Holton.

Jennifer was an Episcopalian. She was co-chairman for Jackson County Ministerial Alliance Christmas Bureau for three years and involved in pet rescue — especially cats.

She married Michael Godfrey; they later divorced.

Survivors include her parents, Mike and Linda Selves of Holton; a son, James “Kenyon” Godfrey of Custer, Wisc.; and a sister, Heather Hawkins (Scott) of Canton, Ga.

Private family memorial services will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Jennifer Godfrey Memorial Fund, to be designated at a later date and sent in care of Mercer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 270, Holton, KS 66436. To leave a special message for the family, please visit


The Holton Recorder

109 W. Fourth St.
Holton, KS 66436
Phone: 785-364-3141

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