Sally Jacqueline Christy (“Posey”) passed away from natural causes unexpectedly on January 25th, 2022, at age 82 in Henderson, NV. Sally was born in Lake Stevens, WA to Linda and Lee Posey on September 15th, 1939. She was the middle daughter of three. She graduated from Lake Stevens High School in 1957 and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Portland State University with honors.
She enjoyed a long career in the procurement and contract administration arena working for the Army Corps of Engineers, the Bureau of Reclamation, and the Southern Nevada Water Authority until her retirement in 2007. She worked on projects in Saudi Arabia and Alaska, relocating to several cities, including Walla Walla, Kansas City and Albuquerque to further her career. She has lived in Henderson, NV for the last thirty-five years.
She was preceded in death by her older sister, Margaret Heuer, and her younger sister, Carol Uttley. She is survived by her nieces Leigh Ford (Barry) of Henderson, NV and Anna Heuer-Blodgett (Alan) of Tenino, WA as well as her great nephew CJ Ford (Frank) and great niece Danielle Ford of Swaziland, Africa.
Sally enjoyed reading and discussing politics. She will be remembered for her charm, intelligence, and generosity. She told delightful and witty stories and enjoyed visits from her extended family.
There will be a memorial gathering to celebrate her life and share fond memories on February 24th at 11:00 am at the Chapel of St Jude’s Ranch for Children, 100 St Jude’s St, Boulder City, NV 89005 (reception to follow).