Dorothy Sadler Josey


MADISONVILLE, KY - Dorothy (Sadler) Josey, 96, died Sunday, March 18, 2007, at Ridgewood Terrace Nursing Home.

She was a sales clerk for the Federated Department Store and a member of Earlington First Christian Church.

Surviving are a son, George; sisters, Virginia Wagner and Kathleen Baker; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Services 2 p.m. Wednesday at Barnett-Strother Funeral Home, burial in Odd Fellows Cemetery. Visitation is 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and 11 a.m. to service time. Memorial contributions may be made to her church.
Published in the Courier Press on 3/19/2007.



Friday, January 14, 2005

MADISONVILLE, Ky. –– Alice Sadler, 98, of Madisonville, died at 1 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, 2005, at the Senior Citizen Nursing Home in Madisonville.

She was born March 25, 1906, in Earlington, Ky., to the late George Thomas and Mary Caroline Brewer Sadler. She was a member of First Christian Church in Earlington and was a school bus driver for Hopkins County Schools for 25 years.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four sisters and one brother.

She is survived by four sisters, Mary Elizabeth Davis and Dorothy Josey, both of Madisonville, Kathleen Baker of Elizabethtown, Ky., and Virginia Wagner of Lincoln Park, Mich.; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Barnett-Strother Funeral Home with Pastor Brian Morse officiating. Burial will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Saturday and from 1 p.m. until service time Sunday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may take the form of donations to Earlington First Christian Church. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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Joseys’ five generations

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Wednesday, August 02, 2006

Five generations of the Josey family gathered for a photo recently. Seated left front is Dorothy Josey, age 96, of Madisonville. Behind her is her son, George Josey, and to the right is her grandson, Robert Josey. Seated in front is her great-granddaughter, Christina Josey, holding great-great granddaughter, Kyleigh Schnieder. (Photo provided)