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Ruby Willene Josey, (Willene) 84, a resident of Georgiana passed away Dec. 4. A Celebration of Life Service was held at 3 p.m. Dec. 6 from the Johnson Funeral Chapel with Rev. Randy Harvill officiating.

Burial followed in Oakwood Cemetery. Johnson Funeral Home of Georgiana directed arrangements. Visitation was held from 2 p.m. until service time.

Willene was preceded in death by a son, Rickey Josey; daughter, Linda Wasden; brother, Ray Smith and grandson, Shawn Bolden. Survivors include: sons, Jimmy (Kay) Johnson and Joey (Rhonda) Johnson, both of Georgiana; daughter, Teresa (Mike) Smith, Montgomery; sisters, Ernestine Simmons of Red Level and Voncile Lee, McKenzie and brother, Aubrey Smith, Atmore. Willene is also survived by six grandchildren and ten great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. Pallbearers were Jeremy Viers, Tyler Lowe, Brandon Johnson, Donnie Simmons, Mike Smith, and Victor Trosclair.

In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made to Southern Care Hospice of 102 Camellia Avenue, Greenville, AL 36037. Online condolences can be made at


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