Josephine R. Church, 84, of
Josephine was born
She has been a long-time member of the St.
Thomas Episcopal Church in
After years of retirement Josephine decided
to move back closer to her childhood home, where she has been very instrumental
in providing oral and written history for the
She has served as the secretary of the Lyles Consolidated School Friends of Lyles Station and residents council for the past six years.
She is survived by her Goddaughter Crystal Sparks of Toledo, Ohio, and Godson Willie Russell II of Sacramento, Calif., a niece, Judith Drummond and great-niece Shannon Drummond both from Louisville, Ky., a nephew Myron L. Wilkerson, Sr. of New Albany, Ind., and a great-nephew Albert L. Brown, Jr. also from New Albany; cousins Edna Frye, Stanley and Mary Madison of Princeton as well as a hosts of many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Josephine was preceded in death by her parents, Grandparents Edgar and Georgia Roundtree, her husband of 26 years Clarence Church, her sister Alaphine Wilkerson, and a niece Donna Elaine Brown.
Funeral services will be held at