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Elnora PoseyMrs. Elnora Posey, 67, of Gulfport, passed from earthly labor to glorious reward on Wednesday, October 3, 2012, in New Orleans, LA. She was born into a loving Christian home of her parents, R.V. and Carlena Agee in Smith County, MS on July 2, 1945. She was the third of nine children. She attended school in the Covington County School System, where she graduated from Collins High School. On July 23, 1964, she was united in holy matrimony with Ellis Ray Posey. She served the Lord throughout her Christian walk. She continued her fellowship with the Lord as she united with First Missionary Baptist Church of Handsboro. She was an extremely dedicated member of the Usher Board, Sunday School Class and the choir. She was a homemaker of several years. She worked for the Gulfport School System as manager of Food Services, where she retired in 2007. Left to cherish her memory is her devoted and loving husband of 48 years Ellis Ray Posey; her mother Carlena Agee of Collins, MS; her son Michael Spivey of Gulfport, MS, her daughters Tamiko Arnold (Al Arnold) of Jackson, MS and Denise Jefferson (Lawrence Jefferson) of New Orleans, LA, her sisters Mary Agee of Gulfport, MS and Eva Jean Buckley (James Buckley) of Stringer, MS and her brother Curtis Agee (Flora) of Collins, MS. Others to cherish her memory are the grandchildren: Christopher (C.J.) Jefferson, A.J. Arnold, Alden Arnold, Colby Jefferson, Asa Arnold, and Canin Jefferson. There are many, many others that she loved and nurtured, her nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives. Funeral services for Mrs. Elnora Posey will be held Saturday, October 13, 2012 at the First Missionary Baptist Church Handsboro in Gulfport. Visitation will be from 11:00AM to 1:00PM with service immediately following. The family of Mrs. Elnora Posey has entrusted care of their loved one to the caring professionalism of RICHMOND-AUGUST FUNERAL HOME.
May the Lord bless, keep & strenghten the family. She was a sweet and loving lady and will be missed.
Janice Green-Merrell Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM
Dear Posey Family, I am speechless. This loss is beyond words. Please know I am here for you morning, noon, and night. I can't imagine the pain you are feeling and if there was a way to take it away, I would. I would truly do anything to take it away. I am just so sorry. I love you.
Geneva Michelle Edwards Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM
May God be with each of you.
Teresa Franklin Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM
May God take care of you and your family.
Starrye Love Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM
I am so sorry for your loss. May "the God of all comfort" (2 Corinthians 1:3,4) comfort and soothe your heart. His promises, found in the Holy Scriptures, can offer much hope. It assures us at John 5:28,29 that our loved ones will be remembered and brought back to life in the resurrection. Please allow God's Word to strengthen you and help you to endure this most difficult time.
G.Ford Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM
Deepest Sympathy from the Johnson, Pope, & Wahington Families
Annie L. johnson Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM
My prayers are with you and your family and I am here if you need me... Be strong Mrs. Arnold and Keep the Faith... Love U!!!
Candace Roberts Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM
Ellis Ray, My prayers are with you and your family at this time. Remember our Lord has comfort for you and your family. 2 Corinthians 1:3-4 (NLT) 3 All praise to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. God is our merciful Father and the source of all comfort. 4 He comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort others. When they are troubled, we will be able to give them the same comfort God has given us. Be blessed of the Lord. Alexander G. Bell Jr.
Alexander Bell Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM
To my cousins you all are in our prayers during this all. Love you all
Glenn Posey Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM
TO THE POSEY FAMILY MY PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU I LIKE TO EXTEND MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY SHE WAS A SWEET LOVING LADY ALWAYS A SMILE
MARY J YOUNG Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM