Josie Hersinger, 97, of Chaffee, Mo., formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Oct. 24, 2003, at Chaffee Nursing Center.
She was born June 15, 1906, at Bloomfield, Mo., daughter of Edward Marion and Virginia Ellen Christian Vaughn. She and Joel Elwood Hersinger were married Oct. 27, 1933, at Benton, Mo. He died in 1964.
She was employed at Florsheim Shoe Company for 49 years.
Survivors include a nephew, Don Vaughn, and a great-nephew, Sonny Vaughn, both of Houston, Texas; a niece, June Lovell of Westminster, Calif., and four great-nieces, Lori Knox of Huntington Beach, Calif., Richell Lovell of Austin, Texas, Ginny Lovell of Westminster, Calif., and Terri Lovell of Fullerton, Calif.
She was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.
Friends may call today from 4 to 6 p.m. at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral chapel. The Rev. Jay White will officiate. Interment will be in the Cape County Park Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Cape Girardeau.