AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mrs. Bessie Lou Josey Glover, 74, of Augusta, Ga., went to be with her maker and friend Jesus after a year long, all smiles battle with cancer on Tuesday, October 9, 2007 at Doctors Hospital. She was the beloved wife of John L. Glover, Jr. Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 12, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. at New Hope Worship Center with Brother Rich Bowen and Brother Tony Rhodes officiating. Interment will follow at New Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery in Riddleville, Georgia. A native of Riddleville, Ga., Bessie was the daughter of the late Windom Harrison Josey, Sr. and the late Mamie Lou Mixon Josey. She was a devoted Christian, wife, mother, and grandmother. Survivors include her son, John L. Glover III of Grapevine, Texas; her daughter, Mary Susan Glover Coker and her husband Chester Coker of Evans, Ga.; four grandchildren, Charles D. Cromer, Jr., Stetson B. Cromer, Brittney Cromer Howell, and Jennifer Jones; two great-grandchildren; one brother, Windom H. Josey and sister-in-law Karen F. Josey of Evans, Ga.; her sister-in-law, Lillian Bailey and her husband Larry of Viddette, Ga.; nieces and nephews, Debra Gail Josey, Rhonda Karen Josey, Shawn Windom Josey, Kyle Dom Josey, Christian Win Josey, Bradley Harrison Josey, V. Jeffery Smith, Mary Christmas Josey Thomas and her husband Robert Michael Thomas and a great-niece, Josey Madysen Thomas. Pallbearers will be her nephews. The family will receive friends on Thursday evening, October 11, 2007 from 5:30 until 8:30 at Elliott Sons Columbia Road Chapel. Sign the guestbook at
Published in The Augusta Chronicle on 10/11/2007.