Ellon Marie Posey Webb

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Piedmont - Ellon Marie Posey Webb passed away, on December 20, 2013 at St. Vincent's Hospital, surrounded by her family. She was predeceased by her husband of sixty-seven years, Robert Benjamin (R.B.) Webb; by her parents, Howard Posey and Pearl Davis Posey Craig. She is survived by her children, Kay Savage and Dr. Perry Savage, Timothy Webb and Kathy Webb, and Robert Michael Webb; her grandchildren, Dr. Lauren Savage and Dr. Christy Jebeles Savage, Dr. Hunter Savage and Donna Smith Savage, Branden Webb and Tessa Liner Webb, and Brooke Webb Vakakes and John Vakakes; and by her great-grandchildren, Alexandra Savage, Katherine Savage, Jeb Savage, Jackson Savage, Ben Savage, Caroline Ellen Savage (her namesake), Dylan Webb, Sutherlan Webb, Will Vakakes, and Alex Vakakes, and little Vakakes who is on the way. Mrs. Webb was born in Nances Creek valley, Calhoun County, and lived most of her life in Piedmont, Alabama. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Piedmont where she taught four year Sunday School for many years. She was a member of the General Sumter Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She is descended from the early families who settled what is now Calhoun County in the 1830's: The Poseys, the Morgans, the Davis's, the Arnetts, The Stewarts, The Webbs, The Roberts and numerous others. She was a wonderful women who was loved by everyone. She had a strong positive influence on her family and her grandchildren. A service to celebrate her life will be at the Thompson Funeral home on Sunday, December 23, 2013, at 2 p.m. with visitation one hour prior to the service. The family requests that no flowers be sent. Memorials may be made to The First Baptist Church of Piedmont or to John Croyle's Big Oak Ranch.
Published in The Anniston Star on Dec. 21, 2013