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Becky Burke Josey

December 16, 1938 July 23, 2020
Becky Burke Josey
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Obituary for Becky Burke Josey

Rebekah “Becky” Burke Josey, age 81 of Maiden passed away Thursday, July 23, 2020 at Catawba Valley Medical Center.

Born December 16, 1938 in Catawba County, she was the daughter of the late Elmer Preston and Pinkie Lee Turbyfill Burke. Becky was a member of Cornerstone Church in Maiden where she taught in the children’s Sunday school. She was a retired teacher from Alexander County and worked for Christian Tours for many years. In addition to her parents, husband, Austin Levi Josey; 2 infant children, Charles Michael Josey & Donna Rebekah Josey; 2 brothers, Udean Burke & Charles Burke preceded her in death.

Left to cherish her memory:

Daughter: Rhonda Josey of Claremont

Son: Daryl Josey and wife, Donna of Newton

Granddaughter: Amber Josey of Durham

Grandson: Stephen Josey and wife, Anel of Brentwood, CA

Great-Grandson: Levi Josey

Brother: Rondel Burke of Lincolnton

Numerous cousins, nieces and nephews

A graveside service will be held Saturday, July 25, 2020 at 3:00 PM at Mt. Anderson Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Dr. Greg Dry officiating.

Becky will lie in state Saturday, July 25, 2020 from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM at Burke Mortuary Chapel in Maiden.

Memorials may be made to: Gospel Music Hymn Sing Foundation; PO Box 1182, Morristown, TN 37816;

Burke Mortuary in Maiden is serving the Burke Family.

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Body will lie in state




11:00 AM 7/25/2020 11:00:00 AM - 2:00 PM 7/25/2020 2:00:00 PM
Burke Mortuary - Maiden

1101 East Maiden Road
Maiden, NC 28650

Burke Mortuary - Maiden
1101 East Maiden Road Maiden 28650 NC
United States

Graveside Service




3:00 PM 7/25/2020 3:00:00 PM
Mt. Anderson Baptist Church Cemetery

4818 South Hwy 16
Maiden, NC 28650

Mt. Anderson Baptist Church Cemetery
4818 South Hwy 16 Maiden 28650 NC
United States

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