Rev. Howard W. Posey, 88 of Scottsboro passed away at his residence on Thursday, August 8, 2019.

Funeral services were held on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at Cortner Funeral Home with Bro. Frank Hillburg and Bro. Bruce Shockley officiating. Interment followed in Mt. Carmel Cemetery.
Mr. Posey was born on May 10, 1931 to the late Robert Lee and Rosie Fanning Posey in Lincoln County, Tenn. He was a graduate of Clear Baptist Bible College in 1970, an evangelist for the Southern Baptist and a pastor for over 50 years. During his time as a pastor he served as minister at: East Pineville Baptist in Ky.; Enzel Baptist in Harlan, Ky.; First Southern Baptist in Troy, Ohio; Calvary Baptist in Troy, Ohio; Skyline Baptist in Skyline, Ala.; Skyview Baptist in Skyline, Ala.; Grace Baptist in Stevenson, Ala., where he retired. During his free time, he greatly enjoyed coon and bird hunting, farming, playing rook and spending time with his family. He will always be remembered for being loving and caring but a little ornery.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Annie Frances Posey; children, Larry (Dixie) Posey, David Posey, Mike Posey; grandchildren, Rick (Kim) Kenneth, Dustin (Joan), Daniell (Chris), Deanna; great-grandchildren, Aaron, Andrew, Kyle, Brandon, Larry, Kaylee, Colton, John, David, Dillion, Kylynn; siblings, Ruby McCormack, Ruth (Jay) Hinshaw; brother-in-law, Clark Sims; a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his siblings, Evelyn Sims, Arvell (Elizabeth) Posey, Orbery Posey; brother-in-law, Henry McCormick.

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