Josephine Callaway

June 20, 1927 ~ March 3, 2022 (age 94)


Milton - Josephine Lee Callaway passed away peacefully on March 3, 2022 at the age of 94.

Jo Lee was born June 20, 1927, daughter of the late Gerald and Elva Downing.

While she never had children of her own, she was affectionally known as “Aunt Jo” to all who knew her. Jo Lee spent many years living in Trolley Square and working at Feinberg’s Furniture as the manager of the “The Williamsburg Shoppe.” Later in life she moved to Milford where she lived with her only sister, Shirley Adkins, until her passing in 2000. Jo Lee led a wonderful life full of friends and family who loved her. She enjoyed traveling, visiting with lifelong friends, and was a voracious reader serving as a faithful volunteer at both the Milford and Milton Libraries for the past 25 years.

She is survived by her niece, Linda Johnson and her husband TJ of Milford, nephew Ben Adkins of Milford, and nephew Steve Adkins and his wife Kristy of Hockessin Delaware. In addition, she is survived by her four grand nieces: Morgan Mahaffey, Casey Johnson, Kendall Adkins, and Haley Adkins. Her one grand nephew Allan Michael Adkins and one great-grand nephew Greyson Mahaffey.

Services will be private.

In lieu of flowers please consider making a donation in Jo Lee’s name to the Friends of the Milton Public Library.

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