Clara B. Posey, age 86, passed away Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at Mitchell Hollingsworth Nursing Home, Florence, Ala. She was born and raised in Winston County, Ala., and was the daughter of the late Burt and Daisy Holdbrooks.
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She was a longtime member of Calvary Baptist Church in Tuscumbia. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting and flower gardening. She was also a member of a bowling league for many years.
Visitation will be noon-
2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 6, at Morrison Funeral Home in Tuscumbia. The funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in Colbert Memorial Gardens. Bro. Larry Smart is officiating. Pallbearers will be grandsons-in-law and nephews.
Mrs. Posey is survived by daughters, Sandra (Adrian) Yarbrough, Billie (Bryce) Lawler, son, Grant (Jackie) Posey; four granddaughters, Joyce Bishop, Kristie (Craig) Weeks, Stephanie (Steve) White and Stacie (Matt) Burcham; eight great-grandchildren; brother, LJ (JoAnn) Holdbrooks; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; great-grandson Nathan Askew; brothers, Travis Holdbrooks, Clarence Holdbrooks and Hal Ray Holdbrooks; sisters, Eula Phillips and Dorothy Shumate; and the father of her children, Everett Posey.
The family would like to thank the staff of Mitchell Hollingsworth Nursing Home, especially Station 5, for the loving care and kindness shown to our mother. We also would like to thank Gentiva Hospice.
Donations may be made in her memory to the
An online guestbook is available at morrisonfuneralhomes.com.
Published in Florence Times Daily on Jan. 6, 2013