Claudia Posey


Claudia M. Posey, age 95, took a flight out Saturday evening as a result of renal and heart failure. She was surrounded by her family and caregiver. Claudia was born in Shreveort, Louisiana on September 19, 1925 to John Henry and Adell Jones. Claudia graduated from Bossier High School in Louisiana.


Living in the south like many others, she moved to Columbus, Ohio where she married Henry W. Posey. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She worked many jobs until she found her passion, cooking at OSU Hospital, for over 35 years where she made many friends. Many of the younger workers called her mother. She was very giving and willingly took in strangers and offered a helping hand where needed. Claudia was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church. She was a member of the Deaconess Board. The Royal Aids Society, and Sunday School Class #9  and Los Amigas. After retiring, Claudia loved to travel around the states with various clubs and visiting relatives.

Claudia is preceded in death by her husband of 70 plus years; her parents, John Henry and Adell Jones; and siblings, Eula B. Anderson, John H. Jones Jr., Ida Price, and Dorothy Crawley. Left to cherish her memory, daughters, Dr. Sue A (Theodore) Howard, (Las Vegas, NV), Lynette (Dennis) Goodman, (Griffin, GA), and Terri Posey Dover, Columbus, OH; granddaughter, Tamika Barker; great granddaughter’s, Diamond Bailey and Nikyah Barker; a host of nieces, nephews, friends, and surrogate children; and special friends, Olivia Blankenship and Jeffery Maitlan; special grandson, Tony Commadore.

Public Visitation 10:00am, Private Visitation 11:00am and Funeral 12:00pm Saturday, May 22, 2021 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH, 2500 Cleveland Ave.

Interment at Green Lawn Cemetery.


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Condolence Messages

  1. Lori Jones Sykes

    Sue, Lynette and Terri you are in our thoughts and prayers. Aunt Claudia was a very sweet Aunt with a kind spirit. I enjoyed hearing some of the stories she would tell about their childhood ( her and our Father, Bud) as she would call him” Brother”. She was blessed to here for 95 years, God kept her and she is resting in his bosom. Love you and we are Family. The Sykes/Jones Family Haughton, La

  2. Eloise Perkins & Family

    Our Deepest Condolences on the loss of your Mother Claudia. We pray that her soul now Rests in Peace. Please know that our love, thoughts and prayers are with each of you during this time. May God Bless you with wonderful memories to sustain you and in time bring you peace.

    Much love always.
    Your cousin Eloise, Treston, Kim & Rhianna

  3. The Rusley family are sorry for your loss and we have u in our prayer . i was glad to talk with her for last few months.

  4. Walter and Zandria Moore

    Zandria and Walter offer our condolences to the family of Aunt Claudia. We are sorry we can’t be there personally, since Zan has been in the hospital since April 28. We love you guys. She lived a long and fruitful life. God has called her home to Rest. Prayer offered for the family.

  5. Sending my deepest condolences

  6. Georgia Rawlings

    Forever grateful for having known Ms. Claudia Posey. May God continue to keep the family safe and strong.

  7. Jennie Gladney

    Sue, Heaven is our Home our final home our ultimate place of complete Peace and Security and Joy Forever. May the Peace of God surround you during this difficult time and strength you in the days to come. Love your Cuz, Jennie

  8. Georgia Rawlings

    I’ll always keep the fond memories of Claudia Posey in my heart ❤️. I know that the family will too. Be strong and stay safe.

  9. Pastor Raymond and 1st Lady Tonia Doughty

    To the family of our dear and sweet neighbor Mrs. Posey, we sent our deepest heartfelt condolences love and prayers. May God provide you all with the comfort and understanding that you all need during this time.

  10. To the Posey Family we are sorry we could not be there today for the service, but please know that we are praying for you. Love John Lee, Laverne, Donnie, Eddie, Donnie, Lori and Jeanette and the entire Jones Family!! Love you!!

  11. Donna Shepherd

    To Sue,Lynette,Terri & Family, I just happenend to read about the passing of Mrs Posey. She was a very nice lady. I will always cherish the memories of her and my late mother Mary Shepherd. They would ride together going to their Los Amigos meetings. Our deepest sympathy goes out to you all. May the Lord comfort you during this time of loss. God Bless!! Donna,Sandra,Eric Shepherd & Family

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