Alfred Terry Josey


 Funeral services for Alford Terry Josey, 81, were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 16, 2002, in the chapel of Belk Funeral Home. Interment followed in Hebron United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Mr. Josey was born in
Lee County, the son of the late Chester and Julia Scarborough Josey. He was a retired rural route carrier for the U.S. Postal Service and also a retired employee of Clanton's Auto Auction. Mr. Josey served his country during World War II, and went on to retire from the U.S. Air Force. He also retired as a sergeant major from the S.C. National Guard. Mr. Josey was involved in many local and civic organizations including past master of St. David's Masonic Lodge No. 72, Knight Templar, was a Shriner currently serving as ambassador for Omar Temple, and was an associate member of Hejaz and Jamil Shrine Temples. He was a past president of the Darlington County Red Fez Club, a member of the Pee Dee Shrine Club, currently served on the Board of Governors of the Shrine Bowl, past president of the Darlington NCO Club, a member of the American Legion, and was a charter member of the VFW and served in several leadership positions within the organization. Mr. Josey was also a member of Hebron Methodist Church as well as an active member and current president of the Asbury Men's Sunday School Class of Trinity United Methodist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Zena McKenzie Josey of the home; a son, Mac (Vickie) Josey of Darlington; a grandson, Stephen Josey of
Darlington; and a sister, Julia Wendlinger of Cocoa Beach, Fla.

Memorials may be made to the Myelodysplastic Syndromes Foundation or to the Shriner's Children's Hospital.