TIMMONSVILLE — Funeral services for Ethelbert Josey will be , Thursday,
July 31, 2008
at The Church in the Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Burial will
be in the church cemetery, directed by Young & Young of Hartsville.
Mr. Josey, 83, died Sunday, July 27, 2008
at his residence after an illness.
Mr. Josey was born in FlorenceCounty,
a son of the late Junies and Maggie Johnson Josey. He
received his education in the public schools in the area and served in the US
Army after being Honorably Discharged. He was a retired employee of the FlorenceCountySchool District.
He was a member of The Church in the Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic
Faith, Inc., Brotherhood Organization and Deacon of the church. He heard Bishop
L. Hunter preaching on the Whole Truth Radio Broadcast about 47 years ago and
was baptized in the name of Jesus Christ and received the Gift of the Holy
Ghost when the revelation of IN was revealed. He was a faithful member until
his health failed and he was no longer able to attend church. He worked a lot
for the church; helping to do whatever was needed and was a faithful helper in
building and constructing the church facilities in South
Surviving are his wife, Ruby Lee Gee Josey of Timmonsville, SC; three
daughters, Maggie (William) Abraham of Florence, SC, Ethel Mae (Kenneth) Dubose
of Darlington, SC and Rudine Josey of Timmonsville,
SC; two sons, Albert (Diane) Josey of
Timmonsville, SC and Ernest (Cherry) Josey of Florence, SC; adopted children;
Sis. Earnestine (Marvin) Mack of Darlington, SC, Deborah Waiters of
Timmonsville, SC and Buster Timothy (Sabrina) Johnson of Florence, SC; In-laws,
Jessie Bell (Jeffrey) Barr; Sarah Quillen, Edith
(Ivory) Askin, Ruth Helen Brown; Ada
Mae Greene, Catherine (Dolphus) Johnson; Janie
(Ernest) Couser; Jonathan (Johnnie) Gee; Norman
(Mildred) Gee; Lillie Bell Gee and Pearlie Mae Gee; Twenty-one grandchildren,
twenty-one great grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, church family and
other close relatives and friends.
Visit website @ www.yandyfh.com for condolences. Published in the Morning News on 7/30/2008