July 24, 1926 - January 8, 2016
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GRIFFIN, Ga. - Mr. Wylie Taylor Post, age 89 of Griffin, Georgia, passed away on Friday, January 8, 2016 at Eternal Hope Hospice. For the past three years he and his wife have lived at Sunny Grove Assisted Living in Barnesville, GA. Mr. Post was born in Grantville, Georgia, on July 24, 1926. He is preceded in death by his father, Herschel V. Post and mother, Ruby Robertson Post. Mr. Post was one of eleven children. He was in the United States Army, having served in WWII. He is retired from Ford Motor Company. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping and gardening. Mr. Post was a faithful and loving husband, who dedicated his life to his family. He was a devoted deacon, having served at Faith Baptist Church and a current member of Mt. Gilead Baptist church for over 60 years. Survivors include wife, Betty Jo Post; children, Terrie Purmort, Patricia Purmort and husband, Marlin, Karon Williamson and husband, Don, Bobbie Ellison and husband, James, Carol Morris and husband, Jimmy; brother, Zachary Post and wife, Joan from Green Cove Springs, Florida; sister, Margaret Hopkins from Green Cove Springs, Florida; 15 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Visitation for Mr. Wylie Taylor Post will be on Sunday, January 10, 2016 from 3:00pm until 5:00pm at Conner-Westbury Funeral Home. A funeral service will be conducted on Monday, January 11, 2016 at 11:00am at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church. Pastor Fred Thompson and Reverend Wendell Banks will officiate. Interment will follow in Westwood Gardens. Please join the family in honoring the life of Mr. Wylie Taylor Post visiting www.conner-westburyfuneralhome.com and posting your tributes and memories. Conner-Westbury Funeral Home, 1891 W. McIntosh Road, Griffin, is in charge of the arrangements.
Conner-Westbury Funeral Home
1891 West Mcintosh Road
Griffin, GA 30223
Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Jan. 10, 2016