Cecelia Posey


Cecelia Bernice Hartung Posey, 86, of Lockhart, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2010, in Lockhart, Texas. She was born on Sept. 21, 1923 to Robert Henry and Odie Lee (Tibbit) Hartung in Martindale, Texas.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Everett Bennett “Benny” Posey; daughter, Barbara Anne Posey; brother, Robert Lee Hartung; and sis

ter, Charlene Bagely.

Mrs. Posey is survived by her daughter, Judy Kay Blackhurst and her husband, Steve, of Rockwall; her son, Thomas Robert Posey and his wife, Delia, of New Braunfels; and her son, Bennett Russell Posey and his wife, Cheryl, of Fort Worth.

She was also blessed to have in her life seven grandchildren: Todd Blackhurst, Jennifer Blackhurst VandenBerg, Rebecca Blackhurst Bradford, Eric Posey, Erin Posey, Hayden Posey and Ellie Posey; and nine great-grandchildren: Katelyn, Ashlyn and Andrew Blackhurst, Timothy, Stephen, Micah and Jenna VandenBerg, and Jacob and Judson Bradford.

During the years that she worked, she was a receptionist for Dr. Phillip Wales, Dr. Thomas Goldman, and Dr. Charles Laurence. She was a member of the First Lockhart Baptist Church and enjoyed serving as class president of the Friendship Class for many years as well. At home she enjoyed sewing plastic crafts, quilting, and making beaded Christmas stockings for all of her family. She also loved watching her beloved Texas Longhorns play football. She loved the times when she had all of her family around her as they were the most important people in her life. She will always be loved, cherished and greatly missed by all of her family and friends.

Family received friends from 4 – 5 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 8, 2010, at McCurdy Funeral Home in Lockhart. Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2010, at First Lockhart Baptist Church in Lockhart with Rev. Gary Rodgers and Dr. Donnie Melton officiating. Interment followed at Lockhart Municipal Burial Park in Lockhart.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Lockhart Baptist Church, 315 Prairie Lea Street, Lockhart, Texas 78644.

Arrangement under the care and guidance of McCurdy Funeral Home, 105 E. Pecan, Lockhart, Texas 78644. (512)398-4791.


1 comment

  1. Arthur H. Van Slyke, Jr. 25 July, 2013 at 04:26 Reply

    I recently traveled through Lockhart, Texas in early May, 2013. And as I backtracked through many memories of my time spent there, in 1970-71, I recalled this Wonderfully Kind and Christian Family. I knew Robert the best, because we played guitars together. I also remember his sister Judy. I was introduced to this Gracious Family, by Reverend Ernest V. May. I attended the First Lockhart Baptist Church, also. I moved into San Marcos, in the Fall of 1971, but I NEVER SHALL FORGET how Blessed I felt, from having known the Posey Family and Reverend and Mrs. Tommie May. They will forever have a Special Place in my Heart and Mind. May Mr. and Mrs. Posey enjoy the Wonders of Heaven and may their surviving Family Members be Blessed All of the Days of their Lives.

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