Sister Josephine G. McNealey was born on November 17, 1935 to the late Lovell Booker and Aslean Green. She was the only child and a life long resident of Sylacauga, Alabama. She departed this life on July 19, 2019 at Coosa Valley Medical Center, Sylacauga, Alabama. She was a member of Rising Star Missionary Baptist Church in Sylacauga, Alabama. Josephine retired from Sylacauga Parks and Recreation as a Pre-school teacher at Mountainview Recreational Center after 31 years of service.
She leaves to cherish her memory a loving husband Rev. A.D. McNealey, two sons Donnie (Belinda) McNealey of Leesburg, Virginia; Michael (Charise) McNealey of Orlando, Florida; four grandchildren, Briana McNealey and Donnie McNealey, Jr. of Leesburg, Virginia; Desmond McNealey of Orlando, Florida; Ryan Riggins of Atlanta, Georgia; three great grandchildren Carter McNealey, Christopher Riggins and Chloe Riggins; and a host of loving cousins, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.