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Josephine D. Osborne
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Obituary for Josephine D. Osborne

Josephine D. Osborne, 91, of Freedom Village at West Brandywine and formerly of Kennett Square went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, April 20, 2018.

She was the wife of J. Fred Osborne with whom she shared 73 years of marriage.

Born in West Jefferson, Ashe County, NC, she was the daughter of the late Avery L. and Bessie (Graybeal) Sapp.

With a lifelong passion for her Christian faith, Jo was a devoted and cherished member of the First Baptist Church of Kennett Square for over 68 years. She served on many various boards of the church but was most proud of her work for the Woman’s Missions Board of the First Baptist Church.

Surviving in addition to her husband, Fred are two sons, Dennis Osborne and his wife, Geri of Christiana, PA and Mark Osborne of Glen Mills, PA; former daughter-in-law, Gabriella Osborne; four grandchildren, Angela, Stephanie, Silvia and Anthony; and nine great-grandchildren, Sabrina, Miranda, Kenny III, AJ, Laura, Gia, Trista, Gavin and William.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Dumas Sapp.

Funeral services will be held at 10 AM on Thursday, April 26, at the First Baptist Church of Kennett Square, 415 West State St., Kennett Square, PA.

Friends and family may visit from 6-8 PM on Wednesday at the church and 9-9:45 AM Thursday at the church.

Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the ABW Woman’s Mission of First Baptist Church of Kennett Square, 415 West State St., Kennett Square, PA 19348.

Arrangements by the Edward L. Collins, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc., Oxford, PA.
On-line condolences may be made at www.elcollinsfuneralhome.com.


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Service

Thursday

26

Apr

10:00 AM
First Baptist Church of Kennett Square

415 West State St.
Kennett Square, PA 19348

Visitation 6 - 8 pm Wednesday and 9 - 9:45 am Thursday at the church


Memorial Contribution

ABW Woman's Mission of First Baptist Church of Kennett Square

415 West State St.
Kennett Square, PA 19348
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