POSEY, LCpl. Gregory Alan Age 22 of Winchester. July 30, 2009. Lance Corporal Gregory A. Posey, a 2005 graduate of Franklin County High School, was wounded while supporting combat operations and later died from his injuries while serving the U.S. Military in Afghanistan. Posey deployed on May 18th, with the United States Marine Corps 2nd Battalion; 8th Marine Regiment (Golf Company), based out of Camp Lejeune, NC. Approximately 300 of the battalion's 1,000 Marines and Sailors deployed to Southern Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF). Gregory is survived by his parents, Steven and Delma Posey; brother, Kristopher Posey; paternal grandparents, Tommy and Joyce Jackson; maternal grandparents, Del and Shirley Mantle; paternal great-grandmother, Alberta Davis, all of Winchester, TN; several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by maternal grandmother, Petey Templeton and paternal grandfather, J. D. Posey. Visitation with the family will be 1-8 p.m. Friday, August 7, 2009 at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday, August 8, 2009 at Moore-Cortner Chapel, with Rev. Scott James officiating. Interment at Franklin Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions in Gregory's memory may be given to the Franklin County Humane Society. Online condolences and video tribute are available at www.moorecortner.com. MOORE-CORTNER FUNERAL HOME, (931) 967-2222.
Published in The Tennessean on Aug. 7, 2009