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Lola Inez Posey Willis, 95, of Tallahassee, died on Thursday, Aug. 9, in Tallahassee.
She was born April 4, 1917, in Medart, the daughter of Noah Hall Posey and Nannie Whaley Posey. She was co-owner of H & W Equipment and Willis Marine with her husband, J. Hendrix Willis. After retiring she worked as a pink lady at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. She was a Baptist. She enjoyed clogging, dancing and bowling.
A graveside service was held at Lake Ellen Cemetery, 4495 Crawfordville Highway in Medart on Tuesday, Aug. 14, at 2 p.m. The family received friends following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the charity of your choice.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, James Hendrix Willis; her second husband, Eddie Dean Hyde; brothers, Tom Posey, Raymond Posey and George Posey; and her sisters, Opal Durrance, Myra Carter, Emily Tucker, Duma Fain, Nellie Posey and Annettee Posey.
Survivors include a devoted nephew, Noah (Mildred) Posey of Panacea; brother-in-law, Fletcher Durance; and many nieces and nephews. Special thanks for the love and care given to Aunt Lola by Deborah Bruce, Stephanie Harris, Kim Jones, Marlene Rains, Kathy Reynold, Odell Virgil and Covenant Hospice during her illness.
Arrangements under the direction of Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Homes.