DeKALB, Texas—Mary Nell Posey, 87, of Texarkana, Texas, died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, at her home.

Mrs. Posey was born Aug. 26, 1925, in Floyd, N.M. She was co-owner of Posey Mobile Homes and a charter member of Northside Assembly of God.

Survivors include her husband, Norris Posey of Texarkana; one son, Everette Posey of Waco, Texas; two daughters and sons-in-law, Sherry and Alton White and Karen and Michael Dukes of Texarkana; two sisters, Colleen Reid of Wichita, Kan., and Velma Pecht of Houston; two brothers, Paul Smith of Vancleave, Miss., and Max Smith of Lucedale, Miss.; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.

Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Northside Assembly of God with the Revs. B.J. Smith, Rusty Posey and Larry Smith officiating. Burial will be in Chapelwood Memorial Gardens under direction of Bates Family Funeral Home.

Viewing will be 2 p.m. with visitation from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. today at East Funeral Home, Moores Lane. 

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Texarkana, 803 Spruce St., Texarkana, TX 75501.

Online registration is at

batesfamilyfuneralhome.com.



Published: 02/01/2013