Nell Godley graduated from East Carolina University in 1972 with a BS degree is Early Childhood Education and taught school in Tarboro City Schools and Pitt County Schools for 4 years. She has been a church secretary or Administrative Assistant for approximately 35 years, serving at her home church, Black Jack Free Will Baptist Church for over 17 years, The Memorial Baptist Church in Greenville for over 16 years and has been on the staff at First Baptist Church in Farmville since Dec. 2013. Nell has been married for 45 years to Lindsay Godley and they have 3 adult children and 6 wonderful grandchildren. She is a life-long member of Black Jack Free Will Baptist Church where she has been actively involved in the children’s ministry there for approximately 30 years. She has taught Sunday School and has been the director of children’s church on Sunday morning and Sunday night. Nell is currently the leader of a children’s group for ages 3-2nd grade, the director for the children’s choir and also sings in the Adult Choir. She enjoys shopping, spending time with her family, and going to the beach.