Funeral services for Alford Terry Josey, 81,
were held at Tuesday,
July 16, 2002,
in the chapel of Belk Funeral Home. Interment followed in HebronUnitedMethodistChurchCemetery.
Mr. Josey was born in LeeCounty, the son of the
late Chester and Julia
Scarborough Josey. He was a retired rural route carrier for the U.S. Postal
Service and also a retired employee of Clanton's Auto Auction. Mr. Josey served
his country during World War II, and went on to retire from the U.S. Air Force.
He also retired as a sergeant major from the S.C. National Guard. Mr. Josey was
involved in many local and civic organizations including past master of St.
David's Masonic Lodge No. 72, Knight Templar, was a Shriner currently serving
as ambassador for OmarTemple, and was an
associate member of Hejaz and JamilShrineTemples. He was a past
president of the Darlington County Red Fez Club, a member of the Pee Dee Shrine
Club, currently served on the Board of Governors of the Shrine Bowl, past
president of the Darlington NCO Club, a member of the American Legion, and was
a charter member of the VFW and served in several leadership positions within
the organization. Mr. Josey was also a member of HebronMethodistChurch as well as an
active member and current president of the Asbury Men's Sunday School Class of
Trinity United Methodist Church.
Surviving are his wife, Zena McKenzie Josey of the home; a son, Mac (Vickie)
Josey of Darlington; a grandson, Stephen Josey of Darlington; and a sister,
Julia Wendlinger of Cocoa Beach, Fla.
Memorials may be made to the Myelodysplastic Syndromes Foundation or to the
Shriner's Children's Hospital.