SALISBURY - Martha Hamilton Josey,
88 of Rockwell, died Friday, May 2, 2008,
She was born January 6, 1920, in RowanCounty, she was the daughter of the late Samuel J. and Mollie Lyerly Hamilton. Mrs. Josey was educated in the Granite
Mrs. Josey was employed for Cannon Mills and was a homemaker. She was a
member of Kingdom Hall Jehovah's Witness of Kannapolis.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Eugene Josey, Sr. on March 5, 1993; a
daughter, Shirley Jean Rice on Feb. 10, 1984; and numerous brothers; and sisters.
Survivors include her children; Barbara Gibson, Pearl Blackwell both of
Salisbury, Jerry Eugene "Pete" Josey, Jr. and wife Linda of
Mooresville, Cathy Horne and husband Dewey of Kannapolis, Pam Gardner and
husband Rick of McConnells, SC, Lori Beaver and
husband Joey of Salisbury; sister, Pat Fraley of Faith; grandchildren, Kelly
Rice, Cindi Sutherland, Lisa Oliphant, Gina Josey, Gidget Horne, Tonya Sikes, Shannon Josey, Tabitha Horne Eakin, Rebecca Moore, Jeremy Horne, Caleb Horne and
Matthew Moore; 15 great-grandchildren, and one great great-grandchild.
Service: Funeral services will be conducted Monday at Summersett Memorial
Chapel with Brother Charles King officiating. Interment will follow at RowanMemorial Park.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from Monday at Summersett
The family would like to give a special thanks to the caregivers of the
Meadows of Rockwell and the nurses 1 West at RowanRegionalMedicalCenter. Published in the Salisbury Post