Emily Josey Bostick Head

Published 2:22 pm Friday, August 30, 2019

Emily Josey Bostick Head
August 29, 2019

Emily Josey Bostick Head, 86, of Camilla passed away peacefully with
family present, at the home of her daughter, Lynda West, on Thursday,
August 29, 2019.
Funeral services will be 3:00 p.m. Sunday, September 1 at Hopeful Baptist
Church with interment in the church cemetery.  Rev. Clay Cloud, Rev. Joey
Lee, and Rev. Greg McGhee will officiate.
Miss Emily was born March 15, 1933 in Colquitt, Ga., and was the third of
seven children of the late Emory Winson “Bob” Josey and Lucile Grimes
Josey.  She was also preceded in death by Nebraska Bostick and Cameron
Head;  and five siblings, Bobbye Josey May, Josephine Josey Jones, Winson
Josey, Alyce Josey Beal, and Carroll Josey.
Most of her adult life was spent being a wife, mother, and grandmother.
One of her many talents was baking and decorating cakes, which eventually
led to catering, owning and operating Emily’s Restaurant.  She was also
a peanut inspector for the state of Georgia.  Emily loved her yard and
gardening. She was a member of Hopeful Baptist Church and several garden
Survivors include her four children, Lynda Bostick West (David West, Jr.)
of Hopeful Community, Glynda Bostick of Camilla, Connie Bostick Roland of
Americus, and Lee Bostick (Tracey) of Hopeful Community;  a sister, Janis
Josey Harris (Bobby) of Albany;  ten grandchildren, twenty-two
great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Visitation will be from 2 – 3 p.m., before services, Sunday, at Hopeful
Baptist Church.
Memorials may be made to Hopeful Baptist Church, 2740 River Rd., Camilla,
GA 31730.
Our appreciation is extended to Kindred Hospice of Bainbridge for the
special care given to her and comfort provided to our family.
Parker-Bramlett Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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