Josephine Crosby (1938 - 2018)

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Josephine L. Crosby
Nov 11, 1938 - August 24,2018
Long-time Bay Area resident, Josephine "Jo" Leona Todd Crosby passed away at her home in Modesto, CA at age 79. She was the oldest of four children born to Mary Irene and Dewey Todd in Stroud, Oklahoma. Jo graduated with honors from Dos Palos Union High School in 1956. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from San Francisco State University, and her Master of Science degree from the University of California, San Francisco School of Nursing. She also received her Family Planning Nurse Practitioner Certificate from the same institution. Jo retired from Alameda County Public Health Department Health Care Services Agency in 2000 after 29 and half years of dedicated service. In 1971, Jo married her beloved Willie Douglas (Doug) Crosby, who preceded her in death in 2001. Her brother, Jesse, preceded her in death in 2003, and her father preceded her in death in 2017. Jo leaves to cherish her memory, her mother – Mary Irene Todd of Modesto, CA; her sisters - Belva Howard of Los Banos, CA and Gail Rand of Oakland, CA; one paternal aunt – Margie Adams of Ceres, CA; and a host of other relatives and special friends. Public viewing will be held on Monday September 10, 2018 from 11am to 6:30 pm at Fouche's Hudson Funeral home in Oakland, CA. Quiet Hour will follow immediately from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Funeral services will be held at St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church in Berkeley, CA on Tuesday, September 11th at 11 am. Interment will take place on Wednesday, September 12th at 12:30 pm at the San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery in Santa Nella, CA.
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Fouche's Hudson Funeral Home
3665 Telegraph Ave.
Oakland, CA 94609
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Published in the Modesto Bee from Sept. 11 to Sept. 14, 2018