Cleavy E. Posey Sr.

Published 5:48 pm Friday, August 5, 2011

Mr. Cleavy E. Posey Sr., 83, of Laurel Hill, died Thursday, August 4, 2011 in Pensacola, Fla. He was a native if Holt, Fla., and a longtime resident of Escambia and Okaloosa Conties in Florida. He retired as an insurance salesman with Gulf Life Insurance Company and was a member of Milligan Assembly of God. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army. He was preceded in death by his parents Mary Alice Bass and Martin Edward Posey; his first wife, Ida Busby Posey; sons, William J. Howard and Wayne Howard; brothers, Preston D. Posey, Stacey D. Posey, Chester A. Posey, Clifton V. Posey and Holland M. Posey; sisters, Mae Belle Huckaba, Bonnie Lee Stewart and Cora Lee Posey. He is survived by his wife, Nola Madden Posey; five daughters, Joyce Posey (Lynn, Sr.) Garrett, Marsha Posey (Jeff) Johns, Jennifer Posey Howard, Dianne Madden (Tom) Mallini, Karen Madden (Mark) Hoffman; sons, Cleavy E. (Deborah) Posey Jr. and Stephen Curtis Madden; sister, Mary Evelyn Posey Taylor; eighteen grandchildren and twenty-five great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 pm on Saturday, August 6, at Milligan Assembly of God.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, Aug. 7, at 3 p.m. at the church with the Rev. Mike White officiating. Burial will follow at New Holt Cemetery with Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home in Crestview, Fla. Guest book and condolences are available online at