Felacy Goudy was born Nov. 19, 1945, son of the late John and Jesse Mae Gowdy. He was a member of Free Gospel Temple in Meridian, Miss.
He departed this life at 3 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, in Rush Hospital, Meridian.
He leaves to cherish his memory four loving children, Tonya (James) Turner and Alea Jones, of Sandusky, Eric Edwards, of Fremont, and Emmanuel Mitchell, of Memphis, Tenn.; six brothers, Elijah (Evelyn) Gowdy, Douglas (Betty) Gowdy, Charles Gowdy and William (Virginia) Arrington, all of Sandusky, Larry (Angela) Gowdy, of Louisville, Ky., and Mark Gowdy, of Las Vegas; one sister, Mary Lee Cole, of Meridian; two aunts, Mary Curtis, of East St. Louis, Mo., and Cynthia Mae Gowdy, of Sandusky. He had 14 grandchildren and six great- grandchildren and host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.