MAIDEN -- Pinkie Lee Caldwell Josey, 93, died October 29, 2007. Funeral 5pm, visitation 4-4:45pm, Wednesday, Mt. Anderson Baptist Church; burial, church cemetery. Burke Mortuary in Newton in charge of arrangements.
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Pinkie C. Josey



MAIDEN - Pinkie Lee Caldwell Josey, 93, of Maiden, passed away Monday, Oct. 29, 2007, at Conover Nursing Home. Born Jan. 4, 1914, in Catawba County, she was the daughter of the late Dolphus Monroe Caldwell and Fannie Lou Ella Drum Caldwell. Mrs. Josey was the oldest charter member of Mount Anderson Baptist Church in Maiden. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jacob Sinclair Josey; a daughter, Marcella Sigmon; and six brothers, Wade, Frank, Buck, J.D., Lester and John Caldwell. She is survived by a son, Roger Josey and wife, Brenda, of Maiden; a sister, Belzie Willis of Maiden; three granddaughters, Lora Josey of Mooresville, Pamela Pope and husband, John, of Maiden, and Annette Sigmon Newton and husband, Wayne, of Sherrills Ford; a grandson, Mitchell Sigmon of Newton; a great-granddaughter, Melinda Sigmon; and two great-grandsons, Cody and Daniel Newton. The funeral service will be held at 5 p.m. today, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2007, at Mount Anderson Baptist Church in Maiden, with the Revs. Donald Cline and Charles Ingle officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4 to 4:45 p.m. today, Wednesday, at Mount Anderson Baptist Church, prior to the service. Memorials may be made to Mount Anderson Baptist Church, 4818 N.C. 16 South, Maiden, N.C. 28650. Visit to share your condolences online. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Josey family.

Published in the Hickory Daily Record on 10/31/2007.