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Mildred "Bill" (Hooper) Poss
May 19, 1941 ~ October 4, 2023 (age 82) 82 Years Old
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Mildred "Bill' Poss age 82 of Smithville, passed away Wednesday afternoon, October 4, 2023, at Centennial Medical Center. She was born May 19, 1941, to her parents, Albert and Flora Trusty Hooper. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Jerry Lane Poss; siblings Maureen Florida, Eugene Hooper, Milas Hibdon, Peggy Blish Parsley, Doris Cripps, Hoyte Hooper and Faye Trotter. Bill was a member of Bright Hill Church and was a homemaker, but the thing she was most proud of was being a wife, mother, mimi and sister. She loved her family, friends and even those she met the first time. She leaves to cherish her memory, her husband of 63 years, WJ Poss of Smithville; 3 children, John (Lori) Poss, Jim (JJ) Poss and Dana (Travis) Franklin all of Smithville; 5 grandchildren, Corey (Erin) Poss, Bethany Poss, Whitney (Cameron) Lester, Lane (Madison) Poss and Tanner Poss (Lexi Roller); 3 great-grandchildren, Laney and Sutton Poss and Oakleigh Lester; 2 sisters, Dean Johnson of Smithville and Sue Banker of Sparta; several nieces and nephews; special caregivers, Janet Greer and Brenda Cripps. Funeral services will be 2:PM Sunday, October 8, 2023, at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Michael Hale officiating and burial will follow in Whorton Springs Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be on Saturday 3:PM until 6:PM and Sunday 11:AM until the time of the service at 2:PM. In addition to flowers, donations may be made to the Bright Hill Church, Whorton Springs Cemetery or the charity of your choice. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.