Sterling resident Mrs. Hassel Lee Josey, 78, died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018 at Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna, Alaska.

Memorial services and graveside services will be held later in
Warner Robins, Georgia, and Sterling.

Hassel was born
January 12, 1940 in Pocahontas, Arkansas. She graduated high school and furthered her education by attending tech school. She moved to Sterling in 2015.

Hassel was preceded in death by her brothers Jerry Barnett, Paul Barnett, Kenneth Barnett and Craig Barnett; sister Kathleen Doris and former spouses Billie Meeks and Paul Conley.

She is survived by her husband Willie Ray Josey of Sterling; daughters Teresa Lorine Lee Meeks of Anchorage and Lisa (Don) Renee Wright of Kathleen, GA; sons Marty Bill Meeks of Sacramento, CA and William (Mary Ann) Phillip Meeks of Byron, GA; brothers Mac Barnett and family of Healy, Kansas and Billie Barnett and family of Kansas; sister Bonnie Donnecker and family of Hoisington, Kansas; grandchildren Alexis Lorraine Meeks of Alaska, Brandon Michael Baker and family of Spain, Wade Allen Baker of Kathleen, GA, Jackson Phillip Meeks of Byron, Andrew Wright and family of Elmendorf, AK, Don Henry Wright, Jr. and family of Kathleen, GA, Katie Riemke and family of Japan and Karista Dixon and family of Texas.

Memorial donations may be made in memory of Hassel to the
Sterling Senior Center, 34453