Born December 25th in Norfolk, Virginia, the daughter of the late Ralph Elwin Josey and Thelma Ann Embry, Ann was raised in Fayetteville, GA, graduated from Fayette County High School and achieved an Associates Degree in Marketing at Clayton State University.
Following a long, successful career
in Sales and Advertising, including many years at the Athens Banner Herald, Ann
joined the Team at
Ann was a strong-willed southern belle, who was forever gracious and never met a stranger. She was a mother to most and an advocate for all. She loved hard and loved without condition, including caring many years for her husband, the late Benny Higginbotham.
She is survived by her brother Mark Josey of
A service of remembrance will be held at Lord & Stephens West on June 5, at . Friends and family will be received from .
In lieu of flowers, Ann requested donations be made to the Foundation of Wesley Woods, 1817 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30329, to benefit the residents she served so well.
Lord and Stephens, West,