Mildred Foxworth


BISHOPVILLE — Mildred Josey Foxworth, 96, widow of Thomas Daniel Foxworth, Jr., died Wednesday, February 23, 2005, in Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center following a brief illness.

Born in Lee County, she was a daughter of the late Luther Fleming Josey and the late Edith Scarborough Josey.

Mrs. Foxworth was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bishopville and had retired from Levenson’s after 30 years of service. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Manville Lodge #44, for 67 years and served as the lodge secretary for more than 50 years.

Survivors include a son, Daniel Merriell Foxworth and his wife, Earline of Bishopville; a daughter, Harriett Foxworth Skinner and her husband, Don of Aiken; a brother, Luther Fleming Josey, Jr. and his wife, Mary of St. Charles; three sisters, Floride J. Reynolds of Andrews, Wave J. Parks of Lexington, and Lucia J. Caldwell and her husband, Jim of Prosperity; two sisters-in-law, Elva H. Josey of Beaufort, and Catherine F. Griggs and her husband, Bobby of Holly Hill; seven stepgrandchildren; 11 stepgreat-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Bishopville with Rev. Dale Warren officiating.

Burial will be in the Piedmont Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Hancock-Elmore-Hill Funeral Home and other times at the home, 518 West Church St.

Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Bishopville, 229 West Church St., Bishopville, SC 29010 or to a charity of one’s choice.

Hancock-Elmore-Hill Funeral Home of Bishopville is in charge of arrangements.

«Obituary posted: February 25, 2005»