Josephine Josey Jones, age 87, of TallahasseeFlorida, passed away peacefully with family members
present at Tapestry Senior Living in Tallahassee, FL, on May 31, 2017. Mrs. Jones was born in Miller County, Georgia, and was the second of seven children of Emory
Winson (Bob) Josey and Lucile Grimes Josey. She was
preceded in death by her loving husband, Billy R. Jones, two brothers and one
She is survived by her three children: Sheila Rawls Cone (Kenneth Cone), Destin, FL and Highlands, NC; B. Lynn Rawls (Camille Bowden Rawls) Tallahassee, FL; and Emory Scott Rawls (Cindy Brown
Rawls) Havana, FL. She is also survived by three sisters: Bobbye
Josey May; Emily Josey Head; Janis Josey Harris (Bobby); nine grandchildren and
She began her career as a secretary at
Publix Corporate Headquarters in Lakeland, FL; became a secretary for the Commanding
Officer at Southern Air Base, Bainbridge, GA; a legal secretary in Quincy, FL; and worked for the Florida Senate Standing
Committee for Governmental Reorganization and Efficiency.
She was a charter member of KillearnUnitedMethodistChurch. She belonged to several Bridge clubs and
her passions were playing Bridge and spending time with her friends.
The family would like to thank the wonderful staff at Tapestry Senior Living of
Tallahassee for the love and care shown to our Mother during her time there.
Also, our appreciation is extended to the staff of the Big Bend Hospice of
Tallahassee for the special care given to her and the comfort provided to our
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, Chipley, FL.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, June 11, from at Culley’sMeadowWood Funeral Home, 700 Timberlane
Road. A memorial service and interment will be held there, on Monday, June
12, at .
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to
Big Bend Hospice, Inc., 1723 Mahan Center Blvd, Tallahassee, Fl 32308.