Deaths for the week of Jan. 18

Published 12:00 am Thursday, January 18, 2024

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Josephine McCarthy Bailey

Mrs. Josephine McCarthy Bailey, 101, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2024, at Forsyth Medical Center. She was born on Dec. 18, 1922, in Emanuel County, Georgia, to the late Alexander Loving McCarty and Neva Mae Hackle McCarty. Josephine was a member of Messiah Moravian Church. She worked for Western Electric for many years. Along with her parents, Josephine is preceded in death by her loving husband Max Carlton Bailey. She is survived by her son David Bailey (Carolyn); granddaughter Sarah Peninger (Paul) and her children Max and Erin; granddaughter Laura McMahan (Jason) and her children Lucy and Lilly; and sister Melvis McCarthy. Online condolences may be made at

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• Carolyn E. Wilson, 84, passed away peacefully on Jan. 8, 2024, at hospice.

• Daniel “Danny” Alan Tesh, 63, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2024, at Forsyth Medical Center.

• Gilbert “Wayne” Hurst Sr., 92, went home to be with the Lord on Jan. 7, 2024.

• Bonnie Lou Mikles Quate, 89, passed away peacefully on Jan. 9, 2024.

• Lorraine “Lorri” Lepore, 59, passed away on Jan. 2, 2024.

• Elizabeth “Libby” Miller, 66, passed away on Jan. 8, 2024.