STATESVILLE Gladys Sharpe Josey, 89, of Statesville, formerly of Olin, died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, at Gordon Hospice House.She was born Aug. 14, 1925, in Iredell County, and was the daughter of the late Roy and Minnie Deal Sharpe. She retired from Burlington Industries and was a member of Olin United Methodist Church.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Fred L. Josey, whom she married May 14, 1960; two sisters, Mary L. Stevenson and Irene Church; and two brothers, James S. Sharpe and Clyde Sharpe.She is survived by two sisters, Lois (Bobby) Wooten, of Walkertown and Verlyn Campbell, of Statesville; a brother, Carl (Dru) Sharpe, of Thomasville; and several nieces and nephews.Graveside service celebrating Gladys' life will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 1, at Snow Creek United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12 to 1 p.m. Sunday at Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home.Condolences may be sent to the family.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Snow Creek United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, 1080 Friendship Rd., Statesville, NC 28625.Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.