THOMSON, Ga.- Mr. Cecil Poss, 68, beloved husband of Mrs. Pat Poss, of Gingerhill Road, died Saturday, April 24, 2004, in Doctor's Hospital. Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 28, in Marshall Baptist Church with the Revs. John Prater and Don Reeves officiating. Burial was in Westview Cemetery.
Mr. Poss was a native of Wilkes County, but had lived in McDuffie County for many years. He was a 1953 graduate of Thomson High School. He was retired from Federal Paper Company. He was the "Voice of the Thomson High Bulldogs" for more than 20 years. He was a member of the Georgia Baptist Disaster Relief Team. He was a member of Marshall Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon and was a member of the Mens II Sunday School Class. He was also a Sunday School Teacher for many years.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Warren, Leonard Boyce and Thomas.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Pat Poss, Thomson; two daughters, Sandy (Mike) Lloyd, Thomson and Dena (Jeff) Jeffers, Byron; two sons, Dewayne (Tawnie) Poss and Bruce (Sandra) Poss, both of Thomson; five sisters, Ruth Rogers, Easley, S.C., Helen Phillips, Dearing, Annette Thigpen, Norwood, Ralphine Powers and Leila Nunnally, both of Thomson; a brother, John Edwards Poss, Defuniak Springs, Fla.; nine grandchildren, Catherine, J.D. and John Cassidy Jeffers, Carol and Cameron Poss, Brianna Poss, James, William and Davey Lloyd and an honorary grandchild, Anna Newsome.
Pallbearers were members of the Mens II Sunday School Class and Mr. Dewayne Patrick.
Donations may be made to the Marshall Baptist Church Building Fund or Van Fund.
Curtis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.