Josephine Davis was born on February 21st 1962 to the late Joseph and Geraldine Davis in Albany NY. She transitioned into eternity on December 3rd, 2021 with her loving children by her side. She attended the City of Albany School District and later attended college at Russell Sage. Josie lived in Albany NY, Ocala FL, Troy NY, and Rensselaer NY.
In the Early 80’s she met and married the love of her life who remained close until her untimely death. Josie brought love, happiness and passion wherever she was, making sure she created laughter no matter the circumstances. She had a special bond with her Son-in-Law Justice Alexander. He served as her caregiver and friend. Josies life may have had some challenges and hard times but she always rose to the top. Her biggest accomplishments were being a support to others in her community, and her legacy. She leaves behind her loving Ex-Husband and friend, her strong first born daughter Valrie and Tony (Justice) Alexander and grandchildren Marcia Ellis, Ivyanna Jenkins, Brooklyn Alexander, Tanari Alexander, Justice Alexander, and two step grand- children Tony and Aliza Alexander. Her daughter Eva Bass who is a community advocate in the capital region, her grandchildren Dynasty Bass, Chasity Mccorminck and Nasief Smith. Her witty son James Edward Bass, and grand daughter Karmilla Bass.
Josie was also a auntie mom to her many nieces and nephews. Rodney Tibbs, Jalon Davis, Laneka Willis, Monique Mitchell, Alfonzo Davis, Davon Glass, Lamar Davis, Ebony Davis, Elijah Davis, and more. She also has been very instrumental in the lives of her great nieces and nephews.
She also leaves behind her loving siblings Barbran Tibbs, Joseph Davis, Clarence Davis, Sylvia Davis, and Ronnie Davis. She has reunited with her parents and Baby sister Jackie Davis.
Josies life can be summed up into one word STRENGTH! No matter what came her way she still Pushed Through. They say that God gives the toughest battles to his strongest soldiers. Regardless of what it looked like she always went through with laughter and come out on top.
Josie will continue to live within us all. Regardless of what life throws your way remember to be strong.