April 23, 2013

Ellen Honeycutt Posey, age 92, a resident of Fourmile, passed away Monday April 22, 2013 at Claiborne County Nursing Home in Tazewell, TN. She was the daughter of the late McKinley and Linda Grubbs Leath. She had been a homemaker.

In addition to his parents, she was preceded in death by husbands, William Honeycutt and Earl Posey; children, Bill Smith, Wayne Honeycutt, Sam Honeycutt Dallas “Monk” Honeycutt and Eva Cheryl Napier; brothers, William Leath, Henry Lee Leath, Homer Leath, McKinley June Leath; sister, Lucy Perry.

She is survived by her children, Jim Honeycutt, Rodney Posey, Nell Ables, Linda Jones, Margie Tye, Mattie Honeycutt and Carolyn Sue Gregory; brother, Paul Leath; sisters, Mattie Grinley and Lilly Devers; 27 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren and 20 great-great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted in the chapel of the Brooks Durham Funeral Home on Friday April 26, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. Thomas Heck officiating. Interment will be in the Green Hills Memorial Garden Cemetery; Middlesboro, KY; pallbearers will be family and friends.

The family will receive friends Thursday April 25, 2013 from 6 until 9 p.m. at the Brooks Durham Funeral Home which is honored to be serving the Honeycutt-Posey families. Guestbook at www.brooksdurhamfuneralhome.com