Helen Irene McDermott Posey, 80, of Monticello, passed away on January 27, 2020 in Monticello.

She was born on February 22, 1939 in Taylorsville, Pennsylvania and was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mazie Neiswinter McDermott.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Clark Posey, two sons, a granddaughter and two sisters.

Mrs. Posey was a member of First United Methodist Church in Monticello. She was employed 22 for years as secretary for Tillar and Company and served in the United States Air Force as Airman 3rd Class from 1957-1958.

Survivors are her son, Clark Posey of Tillar; four daughters, Debbie Harrison of Batesville, Diane Herring of Monticello, Valerie Moore of Watson, and Bonnie Smith of Hamburg; two sisters, Jane Pennypacker of Ashland, Pennsylvania and Julie Klinger of Hegins, Pennsylvania; eleven grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 30, from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. at Griffin Funeral Home in Dumas. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home immediately following visitation. Rev. Roger Pierce will officiate. Burial will be at Tillar Cemetery.