Brenda Morehead Josey, age 72, of Maiden passed away Thursday, February
25, 2016 at CarolinasMedicalCenter in Charlotte. Born April 2, 1943 in ClevelandCounty, she was the daughter
of the late Fritz Spurgeon Morehead and the late Margaret Mae Gold Morehead.
Brenda had a passion for the sunshine, music, and above all, her family. She
was a member of Mt.RuhamaBaptistChurch in Maiden. She served
in various leadership and teaching roles including Associational Director of
Women's Missions for South Fork Association, WMU Director, Sunday School teacher, contract trainer, after-school Director, and
Bible Study leader. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by
five brothers, Bob, Pete, Bill, Rub, and Tom Morehead; and a sister, Mae Kelly.
She is survived by: Husband of 53 years: Roger Josey of the home,2 Daughters:
Lora Josey and her partner Rebecca Baker of Richmond, VA, Pamela Pope and
husband John of Maiden
Brother: Phil Morehead of Kings Mountain
2 Sisters: Phyllis Carroll of Bessemer City, Lena Josey of Maiden
Number of Nieces and Nephew
The Funeral Service will be held on Monday, February 29, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. at Mt. Ruhama
Baptist Church in Maiden with Rev.
Michael Staton, Rev. Charles Ingle, Rev. Buddy
Morehead, and Rev. Barry Morehead officiating.
Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Monday from at the church prior to the service.