Funeral services for James Mitchell Posey, age 73 of Jacksonville will be held at 10:00 A.M., Saturday, September 30, 2017, at the Boren-Conner Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville, Texas. Burial will follow at the West Shady Grove Cemetery. Rev. Michael Bobbitt will be officiating.
Mitchell was born March 8, 1944 in West Shady Grove Community to Earl and Amelia (Cook) Posey.
Mitchell went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, September 27, 2017.
He had worked as a pipe fitter for 36 years for Pipefitter Union Locals 211 and 100.
He loved being in the woods or fishing and especially loved being with his kids, grandkids and great grandkids.
Mitchell was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers, Gary, Gordon, Richard and Ronald.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Shirley (Garner) Posey of Jacksonville, his son, Alan and wife, Allison Posey of El Dorado, AR, daughter, Stacey and husband, Shannon Little of Jacksonvillle, brothers, Robert Posey of Jacksonville and Edward and wife, Mary Posey of Three Rivers, Texas, grandchildren, Haley Posey, Morgan Bragg, Colton Posey and wife, Keira, Austin Posey, Mitch Lewis, Steven Little, Jayden Little, Jessey Woodson and husband, Zach, Brandy Hubble, and Charley Page, great grandchildren, Tucker Bragg and Logan Posey, special nephew Buckey Garner along with numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Colton Posey, Austin Posey, Mitch Lewis, Steven Little, Jayden Little, Buckey Garner, Brian Posey, Shane Posey, Khari Moore, and John Michael Garner. Honorary pallbearers will be Jimmy Watson, Jason Posey, Olen Phillips, Jim Swearingen, Eric Posey and Randy Posey.
Visitation was Friday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the Boren-Conner Funeral Home, Jacksonville.
Published on September 29, 2017