Josephine Richie, 72, of Neon, died May 27 at Wellmont Holston Valley Hospital in Kingsport, Tenn.
A daughter of Alma Fleenor Kincer and the late Graham Kincer, she was the mother of the late Stephanie Lynn Shepherd.
Surviving in addition to her mother are a son, Stephen Wayne Shepherd of Delano, Tenn.; a daughter, Sherri Shepherd of Neon; three brothers, Randall Wayne Kincer of Neon, Stephen Graham Kincer of Mayking, and Dwight David Kincer of Millstone; six sisters, Joyceleen Adams, Lana Margaret Fisher, Carolyn June Short, and Kimberly Sue Miles, all of Mayking, Sheila Faye Kincer of Carlisle, and LaDonna Irene Kincer of Franklenton, N.C.; four grandchildren, Stephanie Young, Stephen Joseph, Neil Pigmon, and Jonathon Lee Polly; and five great-grandchildren, Tyler Young, Kiley Young, Luke Polly, Dylan Polly, and Shaelee Polly.
Funeral services were held May 30 at Letcher Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in the Webb Cemetery at Mayking.