OBITUARY: Josephine (Kirkham) Hulsey


Josephine Kirkham Hulsey, age 85 of Springfield, passed from this life on Sunday, January 22, 2023 at Signature Healthcare of Portland.

Mrs. Hulsey was born August 18, 1937 in Orlinda to the late William Deward and Edna Earl Dixon Kirkham.

She was a member of Providence Baptist Church and was retired from Nutritive Sweetner’s in Nashville and had also worked for several years at Cut & Sew in Orlinda. She was a graduate of East Robertson High School Class of 1955 and Draughon’s Business College. She enjoyed rocking her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, spending time with her family, and reading novels in her spare time.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Claiburn Hulsey; two sons, Randy Hulsey and Mark Hulsey; brothers, Gerald Kirkham, Lloyd Kirkham, Charles Kirkham, and Danny Kirkham; and sisters, Nancy Groves and Joan Crabtree.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Timmy and Rhonda Hulsey of Springfield; brothers and sister-in-law, David and Leslie Kirkham of Springfield and Allen Kirkham of Orlinda; 8 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, January 28, 2023 at 2:00 PM in the Oakhurst Chapel of Robertson County Funeral Home with Bro. J.T. Curtis and Bro. John Rushing officiating. Burial will follow in Providence Cemetery in Franklin, KY with Austin Hulsey, Preston Hulsey, Joshua Hulsey, Kyle Bush, Dustin Scott, and Kealan Wills serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 10 AM until the hour of service.

Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.


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