Edingale Parish Council is very sorry to hear of the death of Mrs Josie Dale. She will be much missed by the residents of Edingale and condolences are sent to her husband Gordon at this very sad time.
Josie served the community of Edingale in many roles over the last 30 or more years.
Josie was an active member of the congregation of Holy Trinity Church, she was a member of the Parochial Church Council for 30 years and was Secretary for 12 years. With her husband Gordon she was also a Church Warden for 25 years.
She was a member of the Croxall and Edingale Church of England Charity for 21 years and assisted with the payment of funds to older residents each December.
She established and then edited the Mease Valley News for 30 years. When she retired from this it took four people to replace her in her various roles as editor, financial, advertising and distribution organiser of the monthly newsletter.
She served Edingale Parish Council as Clerk for eleven years, and was also Clerk to Harlaston Parish Council for eight years.
She was an active member of other local organisations including the Village Hall Committee , the Garden Guild Entertainment Committee, and the Women’s Institute.