Mirl Raymond Poss, 86, formerly of the Dibrell and Newtown communities, passed away Tuesday, September 02, 2014, at her home surrounded by her family. Mirl Poss was born November 20, 1927 in DeKalb County, TN, to the late E. L. (Les) and Hassie Certain Raymond. Also preceding her in death are her sisters and brothers Louise Winchester, Helen Bell, Ruth Cantrell, T. R. Raymond, and Walter Raymond. She was a member of Newtown The Baptist Church and retired after 28 years with Century Magnetek.
Surviving is her husband of 67 years, Marvin Wayne Poss, daughter Carolyn Harper and her husband Joe Harper of Ft. Oglethorpe, GA, son Austin Poss and his wife Carolyn Turner Poss of Lynchburg, TN, grandchildren Melanie Womack of McMinnville, Cristi (Brian) Waters of Old Fort, TN, Shannon Poss of Lynchburg, TN, and Brandon Poss of Murfreesboro, TN, great grandchildren Ashland Behling, McKenzie Marske, Colby Schleif, Braxton and Connor Waters, Ruby, Daniel, and John Austin Jimenez, step-granddaughter MacKenzie Waters, and great-great grandson, Isaac Behling. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral service will be 11 AM Friday, September 05, 2014 in the McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Dwight Knowles will officiate. Interment will follow at DeKalb Memorial Gardens. The Poss Family will receive friends from 4 PM until 8 PM on Thursday and again from 9 AM until 11 AM Friday at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home.
The family wishes to express their appreciation to Dianna Latimer, Christina McNeal, and Sasha Trott and all of the staff of Hospice Compassus of Tullahoma, TN for their kindness and care of our mother.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements