Mrs. Shirley Johnson Posey

Mrs. Shirley Johnson Posey, 65, of 117 White Wood Drive, Cowpens, SC, passed away Tuesday, May 4, 2021, in Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System.

Widow of Wilbert Posey, she was born in Cherokee County and was a daughter of the late Avis and Sophia McGill Johnson.

Shirley was a member of Piney Grove Baptist Church where she served as a deaconess, usher, and member of the culinary committee. She was a retired employee of Limestone Mills.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by a sister, Oceleen Houey. She leaves to cherish loving memories: two daughters, Michelle Horne (Jeremy), of Wellford, SC, Terrika Shippy, of Spartanburg, SC; a son, Tommy Johnson, of Moore, SC; sister, Laverne Johnson, of Cowpens; brothers, Elvis Johnson (Debra), of Spartanburg, Billy McGill, of Spartanburg, and Larry McGill, of New York; a special friend, Pablo Rivera, of Cowpens; grandchildren, Whitney Byers, Britanica Johnson, Roniyah Tate, Terrayah Tate, and Ronnie Tate, Jr.; great-grandchild, Ariah Dawkins; nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.

The Funeral Service will be held on Monday, May 10, 2021, at 1:00 p.m., in Piney Grove Baptist Church, Cowpens, with Rev. Derrick Green officiating and Rev. Dennis Rector, Eulogist. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

The family is at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Michelle and Jeremy Horne, 482 Silver Thorne Drive, Wellford, SC.