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Josephine Ramsey Deveridge was born June 9, 1921 in China Grove Alabama to the late Eula Mae and Jada Ramsey. She was preceded in death by her seven siblings. "Mrs. Jo" as she was affectionately known, was married for 50 years to the late M.C. Deveridge. She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Jeraldine Williams. She leaves to mourn her seven children: Leo (Dorothy) Brown, Chicago, IL, Evelyn Deveridge, Austin, TX, Edna Bradley, Mobile, AL, Donald (Shirley) Deveridge, Troy, AL, Mickey (Shelia) Deveridge, Troy, AL, Tommy (Joyce) Devereidge, Troy, AL, Eula (Michael) Pouncey, Troy, AL. She was a proud grandmother of 16, great-grandmother of 17 and a great-great-grandmother of 7.
A funeral service for Josephine R. Deveridge will be held Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 10:00 AM in the chapel of Green Hills Funeral Home in Troy with Reverend Jonas Rogers officiating. Burial will follow in the Goshen First Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held Wednesday, June 5, 2019 from 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM at the Goshen First Baptist church and also Thursday, June 6, 2019 from 9:00 Am until 10:00 AM at the funeral home.
Mrs. Jo was a faithful member of Goshen First Baptist Church until her health failed her. She loved Children. She would often load her car with children and off to church she would go. In her earlier years she loved to sew dresses and bake cakes for people in the Goshen community. She also did a little hair styling on the side. Her legacy of caring and kindness will live on through her offspring. They will fill their hearts with pleasant memories, the sound of laughter and rest assured that Josephine's earthly work is done.
The staff of Green Hills is honored to serve the Deveridge family.