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Josephine Martin Barksdale
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Birth: Apr. 23, 1937
Death: Dec. 26, 2005

Josephine Martin Barksdale, 68, of Holly Springs, died Dec. 26, 2005 at Graceland Care Center in Oxford. The widow of Curtis Barksdale, she was a member of New Hope MB Church in Laws Hill, a former choir member and a member of Heroines of Jericho Court No. 14. She was a certified nurse's assistant.

Services were held at 1 p.m. on Dec. 30 at Asbury United Methodist Church with burial in Cottrell Memorial Garden. Rev. R.B. McClain officiated. J.F. Brittenum and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

She leaves two daughters, Gloria Jean Chatman of Oxford, Jacqueline Barksdale Jones of Holly Springs; her mother, Gustava Stewart Martin Howell of Holly Springs; seven sisters, Donna Marion, Dornetta Howell, Sheila Cowan, all of Holly Springs, Louvenia Martin of Freeport, N.Y., Virginia Freeman, Rosie Tally, Frankie Brown, all of Memphis, Tenn.; two brothers, Allen Martin Jr., Desmond Howell, both of Holly Springs and two grandchildren.

Pallbearers were nephews, William Howell II, Kevin Phillips, Shakir Ford, Lenchez Stephenson, Tyrone Hussey, Derrick Allen and David Nelson.

Obit was taken from the South Reporter in
Holly Springs, MS. 
Cottrell Memorial Garden
Holly Springs
Marshall County
Mississippi, USA
Created by: Delores Harris Cantrell
Record added: Feb 02, 2012
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Josephine <i>Martin</i> Barksdale
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