Josie B. Bedwell

May 28, 1951September 4, 2012

Funeral services will be held Friday September 7, 2012 in the chapel of Colonial Funeral Home in Columbia at 1pm for Mrs. Josie B. Bedwell age 61 years of Foxworth who passed away Tuesday September 4, 2012 at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg. Interment will be in the Allen and Josie Bedwell Cemetery in the Holly Springs Community. She was a housewife, mother and a member of Holly Springs Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband Allen Bedwell and her father Horace Beard. She is survived by her mother Wilma Brister Beard, a daughter Malissa Flowers(Mickey) of Sumrall, Ms. two sons Zachary Bedwell(Janet) of Hattiesburg, Quinton Bedwell(Marty) of San Angelo, Tx. a brother Glen Beard(Joyce) of Gulfport, Ms., five grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Online condolences may be offered at Colonial Funeral Home in Columbia is in Charge of arrangements.


  • Visitation Thursday, September 6, 2012
  • Funeral Service Friday, September 7, 2012

Josie B. Bedwell

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September 7, 2012

with deepest condolences for zack,melissia,and quention and ms wilma I loved her dearly and will miss our talks. God bless the family Beda(betty Miller) Gill

John Bourne

September 6, 2012

Zach and Janet, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers during this most difficult of times.

John, B. J., and Casey Bourne

The Staff of Colonial Funeral Home

September 5, 2012

offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.