Ollie Wyatt Bridges Josey


Services for Ollie Bridges Josey, 82, of Brinson, are 2 p.m. Monday at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Newton Cranford and Rev. Al Wilbourn will officiate and interment will follow at Colquitt City Cemetery. Mrs. Josey was born Sept. 24, 1926, in Newton, the daughter of Robert A. Bridges and Ollie Agnes Mason Bridges. She retired from Georgia State Hospital as a nurse, was a member of Woodman of the World, Senior Center and a member of Bethel Baptist Church. Mrs. Josey died Saturday, Nov. 8, 2008, at her home of 60 years. Survivors include sons, Ronnie Josey of Brinson, John S. Phillips II of Fort Bragg, N.C. and Jeffrey M. Phillips of Kansas City, Mo.; sister, Bobbie Baker of Albany; two grandchildren; and, seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Ervin (Sambo) Josey and Wallace Booth, daughter Cynthia Josey and sister Juanita Massingale. The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home. Online visitors may sign the guest register at www.iveyfuneral.com Ivey Funeral Home