ADCOX, JOSIE (JO) OWNBY MAPLES- age 101, passed away on Tuesday, November 22, 2011. She was born in Sevier County and graduated from Sevier County High School. Josie retired from Standard Knitting Mills, Knoxville. She was a member of Euclid Ave. Baptist Church now a member of Basswood Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by husbands Raymond Maples and Leonard Adcox, father and mother C.M. and Nettie Ownby, brothers Rev. T. Lee Owenby, Lyle, Frank, Kenneth and Dott Ownby, sisters Kate Maples, Jean Ownby Allen of Richmond, VA, two infant sisters, Ruby and Reva, stepson Clarence Maples, stepdaughter Juanita Maples Smith. She is survived by stepson Richard Maples, stepdaughter Evelyn Maples, special niece Charlotte Fernandez, several other nieces and nephews, and many dear friends and neighbors. Family will receive friends at Weaver Funeral Home 5815 Western Ave., Knoxville, Tenn. Saturday, November 26, 2011 from 11:00am to 1:00pm with a 1:00pm chapel service to follow. Interment will be immediately after the funeral service at Highland Memorial Cemetery, 5315 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, Tenn. You are invited to leave your condolences and sign Josie's guestbook on our website www.weaverfuneralservices.com
Arrangements by Weaver Funeral Home.