Jack Posey

Published 4:45 pm Wednesday, July 5, 2023

The funeral service for Mr. Jack Posey of Brookhaven, MS, will be 2 p.m., Friday, July 7, at Riverwood Family, with burial in Gum Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be from Noon until the time of the service at Riverwood.

Mr. Posey was born in Brookhaven, MS, on October 4, 1932. He is the son of the late Rupert Posey and the late Mary Edna Smith Posey. He worked in Operations with the International Paper Company in Natchez, MS until retiring. Mr. Posey completed his journey here on earth at 90 years of age. He passed away July 5, 2023, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

Mr. Posey was a Veteran of the United States Army, having served in the Korean War. He was a family man and considered it a joy to spend time with his children and his grandchildren. He was blessed to have been able to welcome 14 great-grands into their family. His hobby was work. From gardening and farming to working with horses and hauling pulpwood and logging, he enjoyed being busy and taking care of everyone. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

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Mr. Posey is preceded in death by his wife, Audrey A. Posey; his parents; brothers, J.W. Posey, Skeet Posey, and Mike Posey; and by his sisters, Donis Posey, Lanelle Thompson, and Betty McManus.

Those left to cherish his memory are his children, Johnny Stewart (Jackie), Jimmy “Bo” Stewart (Lisa), James Posey (Mary), and Jackie P. Terry (Larry); sister, Irene Smith; 12 grandchildren, Brandon Stewart, Ashley Mazzei, Lacey Holmes, Logan Stewart, Alex Grant, Adam Stewart, Kathleen Melancon, Dany Martin, Shanna Clark, Amanda Taylor, Kim Smith, Heather Jackson; sisters-in-law, Paula Adams, Virginia Adams, and Ruth Posey; and brother-in-law, Roy Adams (Judy). He is also survived by other loving family members and friends.

Condolences and other information are available online at www.riverwoodfamily.com.