Alma G. Poston, 90, of Flat Rock, died Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012, at the Elizabeth House following a period of declining health.
A native of Norwich, NY, she was a daughter of the late William Reed and Lula Darbee Galpin. She was a graduate of Norwich High School and of Central City Business Institute in Syracuse, NY. She had lived in Plano, TX and Las Vegas, NV prior to moving to Henderson County 20 years ago. She had been an executive secretary for a number of firms in the Las Vegas area, including the Golden Nugget casino. She had traveled in all 50 states and 19 countries and enjoyed music and equestrian events. She also had been a volunteer elementary school reading tutor. She was a member of Pinecrest Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Poston is survived by her husband, Robert Ernest Poston; a son, Kent Mersereau of Dallas, TX and a sister, Marian Parsons of Plano, Texas. A memorial service will be held at a later date at Pinecrest Presbyterian Church.