Josephine Sawyer McKinney is being recognized by the Alabama House of Representatives for her exceptional service to the Talladega Community and the State of Alabama. The Willie and Betty Farrior Family Foundation, a nonprofit organization established to honor the legacy of Willie and Betty Farrior, is honoring Mrs. McKinney for her community leadership and contributions. The foundation, which promotes "selfless service with a purpose," acknowledges individuals who have made significant impacts in the community, and Mrs. McKinney's efforts align with the values cherished by the Farriors.

Mrs. McKinney's extensive involvement in the community includes serving on various boards and committees, such as the Talladega County Board of Registrars, the NAACP, and the Talladega Redevelopment Authority. She has also been active in prison ministries and domestic violence programs through her religious affiliations. In addition to her community service, Mrs. McKinney has had a professional career, retiring as a Senior Auditor at Fort McClellan. The resolution congratulates her for the recognition by the Willie and Betty Farrior Family Foundation and extends appreciation and best wishes for her future endeavors.