Josie Kinchen


Josie Kinchen
Sept. 2, 1929 – Aug. 6, 2020
Josie L. (Magee) Kinchen died Aug. 6, 2020, at the age of 90. She was born on Sept. 2, 1929, and was a native of Tylertown and a resident of Baton Rouge.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Fannie M. Costello; father, Jim Miller; brothers, Jimmy Miller, J.A. Miller and G.G. (Pete) Breland; two husbands Doyle Magee, Sr., (father of her four children) and Garfield Kinchen.
She is survived by her four children Gail Magee of River Ridge, LA, Beverly Mattocks of Baton Rouge, Doyle (Judy) Magee, Jr., of Kokomo, and Lisa M. Lee of Baton Rouge; eight grandchildren, Chris Avara, Ashley Jongbloed, J.D. Martin, Doyle Magee III, Mike Martin, Jr., Trent Austin Magee, Steven Bell, and Brittany Jo Lee and 10 great grand children.
There will be a memorial service planned at a later date for family and friends. The family has requested memorial donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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