Josephine Hope, 69, of Drakesboro

HOPE-JOSEPHINEDRAKESBORO, KY., — Josephine Hope, 69, of Drakesboro went to be with her Lord on Monday, August 12, 2019 at 10:32pm at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital in Owensboro, KY after a lengthy illness. She was born June 27, 1950 in Greenville the daughter of John Henry Wells and Virdie Marie Mayes Wells.  She retired in 2012 from Muhlenberg County Board of Education where she worked as a custodian for North Middle School for 17 years. She loved to fish all day long and to spend time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her father, 2 sisters Ruby Jean Wells and Louise Page, 2 brothers Buddy Wells and John Wayne Mayes and 1 stepdaughter Rebecca Kay Young.

She is survived by her husband of 17 years Roger Dale Hope of Drakesboro, 2 daughters Peggy Lynn Holland of Hopewell, VA., Tina Marie Davis of Rumsey, mother Verdie Marie Mayes Wells of Ebenezer, 2 step-children Jeffery Dale Hope of Greenville, Christopher Wayne Hope of Greenville, 5 grandchildren Kevin LeeAmos Arndell, Patricia Lynn Smith, John Lee Steele, Matthew Dyllan Lloyd, Christopher Lewis Steele, 3 sisters Mossie Marie Wells of Ebenezer, Kathryn Juanita Wells of Drakesboro and Linda Louann Wells of Drakesboro, KY.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 16, 2019 at 11am at Gary’s Funeral Home in Greenville, KY conducted by Rev. Ryan Miller with burial to follow in Ebenezer Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Thursday evening, August 15, 2019 from 5pm till 8pm at Gary’s Funeral Home in Greenville, KY.

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