Olivia Josey, 77, of Denham Springs, La. died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022 at Golden Age Nursing Home. She was born May 8, 1944 to Henry and Ercilla Falks of Holden, La. She graduated from Doyle High School with honors. She grew up in Holden, but lived most of her life in Denham Springs. She was a loving, caring mother and grandmother who will be missed sorely. She loved southern gospel music, putting jigsaw puzzles together, and visiting with family and friends. She is preceded in death by her late husband, LC Josey, son, Steve Leach, parents, Henry and Ercilla Falks, and brothers Valmond and Willie Falks. Surviving family includes her children, Selina Bennett, Cindy Cantu, and Sherman (Cheeta) Leach, grandchildren Derek Miller, Joshua and Hayley Cantu, Steven Leach, and Brandon Leach, and twelve great-grandchildren, as well as a sister, Lela Mae Bankston, a brother, David Falks, and many nieces and nephews. A memorial celebration in honor of her life will be held at Seale Funeral Home in Denham Springs, La. Monday, Feb.14, with visitation starting at 2 pm, followed by a memorial service to begin at 5 pm.