POSEY, LINDA LANGDON - age 83, beloved wife and mother, passed away peacefully in her sleep, December 25, 2012. Mrs. Posey was born in Houston, TX and raised in Mississippi. She earned her bachelor's degree at Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi and her masters in library and information science from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Mrs. Posey worked for years with the Knoxville/Knox County public library, McClung Historical Collection, and after retiring to the Mississippi gulf coast worked for the Pascagoula library system. Mrs. Posey was devoted to service and support of those around her. She will be terribly missed. Mrs. Posey is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Franz; her daughter, Catherine Posey; son, Mike Posey; daughter, Joyce (Brad) Rust; sister, Betty Langdon Currey; granddaughter, Laura (Dustin) Bruce, grandsons, Ian Rust, Dylan Rust, Franz Rust; granddaughter, Alma Rust; and great granddaughter Jocelin Leanne Bruce. There will be a private family memorial service at a later date. Condolences may be sent to

Published in Knoxville News Sentinel on Dec. 28, 2012