Margaret Ann Overcash Josey, 72, of Salisbury passed away on Wednesday September 9, at Novant Health Rowan Medical Center after a period of declining health. She was born on September 28, 1942 the daughter of the late Fred Alexander and Ollie Mullis Overcash. She was educated in the Rowan County schools. She worked for Celanese until her retirement. She enjoyed going camping, reading James Patterson novels and spending time with her family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents. Survivors include her husband Alvin W. Josey who she married on July 2, 1960, a son Scott Josey and wife Jackie of Woodleaf, daughter Sandra J. Bruce and husband Rick of Concord, brother Clyde Overcash and wife Juanita of Badin, Six grandchildren, two Great­grandchildren, two nephews and one niece. Visitation will be held on Saturday, September 12 at Powles Staton funeral home from 5:00pm­ 7:00pm. Funeral Service will be held on Sunday,September 13, at 2:00pm at the Powles Staton Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Carlin Ours officiating. Burial will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park in China Grove. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to St. Judes Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Levine Childrens Hospital, 1000 Blythe Ave. Charlotte, NC 28203. Powles Staton funeral Home is assisting the Josey family. Online condolences may be left at