Josephine McGee Martin Lewis



Josephine McGee Martin Lewis, age 88 of Laurel Hill passed away on Friday, December 22, 2017.

Josephine was born February 1, 1929 in Scotland County, daughter of the late Joseph and Donetta Butler McGee. She worked in textiles with Springs Mills and then retired after many years of service from Abbott Laboratories. She dedicated her life to loving and caring for her family and served as a member of Huckabee Grove Emanuel Holiness Church. She will forever be remembered and a wonderful loving mother and grandmother.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by husbands, Joseph Martin and George Lewis and a sister, Joyce Caskey.

She leaves behind her children, son, Jerry Martin (Shirley) of Laurinburg and daughter, Linda Swetavage (Pete) of Auburn, PA; raised as her daughter, Diane Adams (Ronnie) of Chesterfield, SC; grandchildren, Donna Allen, Lisa Canfield, Nichole Gregory, Jerry Martin, Jr.; great grandchildren, Abigail “Abby” Gregory, Winn Allen, Margaret “Maggie” Allen, Alexis Canfield, Cole Canfield, Sophia Gregory and Madison Martin.

Funeral services will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 28, 2017 at the Richard Boles Funeral Service Chapel with burial following in Laurinburg Memorial Park. The family will receive friends prior to the service on Thursday beginning at 2:00 p.m. at Richard Boles Funeral Service.