Submitted by Diane Bryant
THE SOUTHERN DEMOCRAT
(16 Jan 1919)
Green Posey Dies in Texas
News has reached here of the death in Cleburne. Texas, of Green B.
former citizen of this County. His death occurred at the home of his
daughter, Mrs. F.A. McClendon.
A Cleburne, Texas paper gives the following sketch of Mr. Posey's life
will be of interest to his many friends in this County:
"Mr. Posey was born in Blount County, Ala., Nov. 22, 1841. He was
Miss Mary Jane Harris, Dec. 27, 1867. To this union were born nine
six of whom are living.
"Mr. and Mrs. Posey came to Texas 13 years ago, residing in Midlothian
seven years ago when they moved to this city. He was a Civil War
has many friends in the Pat Cleburne camp. His health had been failing
for the past few years and he has been confined to his bed for the past
three weeks. Mr. Posey joined the Methodist church thirty years ago in
Alabama and since moving to Cleburne has been a member of the Anglin
Methodist church. He was an upright man of high principles and a
husband and father, always looking to the welfare of his family. Heart
trouble was the cause of his death.
"He leaves to morn him his wife, Mary Jane Posey, and the following
children: Mrs. F. B. McClendon, R.C. Posey, H.H. Posey, of Hillsboro,
had been at his bedside during his illness; J.A. Posey of San Antonio,
Posey of Richmond, Colo., and T. B. Posey of Thayer, Mo., all of who
unable to attend his bedside.