MAYS LICK Josephine Yancey, 96, of Lexington passed away Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012 at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. She was a retired administrative assistant at R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Miss Yancey was born in May’s Lick on December 16, 1915 daughter of the late Hugh & Bessie Peed Yancey. She was a graduate of Transylvania University and a member of May’s Lick Baptist Church.
Survivors include a sister Dorothy Yancey Sohl of Lexington and several nieces & nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother Hugh Yancey, Jr. and a sister Mary Yancey Claybrooke.
Graveside services 2 P.M. Friday, October 26, 2012 at May’s Lick Cemetery with Rev. Tony Liess officiating. Memorials suggested to Mary Love Collins Scholarship Fund, Chi Omega Foundation, 3395 Players Club Parkway, Memphis, TN 38125. Palmer Funeral Home of May’s Lick is serving the family. www.palmerfuneralhome.net