Funeral for Joe Joseph Jr., 92, of Decatur will be Saturday, Jan. 17, 2004, at 11 a.m. at Annunciation of the Lord Catholic Church with Father Joseph Culotta officiating and Ridout’s Brown-Service Funeral Home directing.
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Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery. A rosary will be held tonight at 5:30 followed by visitation from 6 to 8 at the funeral home.
Mr. Joseph died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2004. He was born Nov. 28, 1911, in Decatur. He was the owner of Joseph’s Grocery Store, formerly known as Joe Brown’s Store, that he ran for the past 78 years. He was a member of the Knight’s of Columbus. Mr. Joseph was preceded in death by two sons, Chris Joseph and Michael E. Joseph; and his wife, Mary Agnes “Georgie” Hannie Joseph.
Survivors include three sons, John Joseph III, Toby Joseph and Timothy Joseph, all of Decatur; four daughters, Charlotte Marie Williams of Florence, Madeline Layton and Theresa Ann Joseph, both of Decatur, and Cecilia Joseph of Huntsville; one brother, George Joseph of Decatur; one sister, Elizabeth Freeman of Decatur; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be his grandsons.
The family request donations be made to Annunciation of the Lord Catholic Church Building Fund.
Ridout's Brown Service Funeral Home - Decatur
711 Memorial Dr. S. W Decatur, AL 35601
Published in the Decatur Daily on Jan. 16, 2004