Josie M. Westbrook

Published 7:28 pm Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Josie M. Westbrook

July 4, 2014

Memorial Services for Josie M. Westbrook, age 76 of Picayune, MS who died Friday, July 4, 2014 will be held, Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 6:00 pm in McDonald Funeral Home Chapel.

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Services are under the direction of McDonald Funeral Home.

The Rev. Reed  Houston  will officiate at the service.

A native of Poplarville, MS, she was a Clerk in the retail industry and a member of Mill Creek Baptist Church. Josie was a devout Christian, loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She loved her family dearly and enjoyed spending time with all of her family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph G. Westbrook; parents, Archie James Baucum and Nobia Ethel Spence Baucum; sister, Mary Nell Hobgood.

Survivors include her two daughters, Beverly R. Houston and husband Reed, Kimberly Jo Rogers; two sons, Robert Joseph “Bobby” Rogers and wife Angie, Kyle Ralph Westbrook; eight grandchildren, Will Houston and wife Amy, Amanda Rogers, Brandon Jorge, Samantha Jorge, Kayla Rogers, Quinton Rogers, Heidi Westbrook, and Justin Westbrook; four great grandchildren, Curtis James, Angelina, Nelson, and Dawson; five sisters, Loretta Nichols and husband Nick, Diane Lee and husband Otez, Rita Stewart and husband Charles, Ruth Ann McCardle, Betty Gagnon and husband Rick; four brothers, Norvin “Mutt” Baucum, J. W. Baucum and wife Nancy, Travis Baucum and wife Myrtle, Dwight Baucum and wife Annie; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Obituary, directions, and register book can be found on

The family requests no floral bouquets but donations may be made to the American Heart Association ( or Mill Creek Baptist Church, HWY 43 East, Picayune, MS 39466 Phone: 601-798-1783.