OCTOBER 10, 1940 – JUNE 26, 2010
ANDERSON, SC – Jerry Earl Poole, age 69, of 2904 Birch Street, went home to be with his Lord on Saturday, June 26, 2010.
Born in Anderson, SC, on October 10, 1940, he was the son of the late D.A. Poole and Edna Powell Poole. He graduated Anderson Boys’ High School and attended Tri-County Technical College. He served in the United States Navy. Mr. Poole was the former owner & operator of Poole’s Grocery Store. Following his retirement, Electric City Transit employed him. In earlier years, he was a South Carolina Highway Patrolman. He was a member of First Perpetual Baptist Church, located on Highway 24. He was a dedicated husband, cherished father, grandfather, & great grandfather, who had a very strong faith and loved his family dearly.
Survivors include his wife of fifty years, Sheron Denese Carter Poole, of the home; children: Kim Summers and husband, Jeff of Anderson, SC, Lisa Hunt of Anderson, SC, and Jeff Poole and wife, Rhonda of Pendleton, SC; sister, Shirley Lovinggood of Elberton, GA; seven grandchildren: Deidra Mull, Jessica Dunn Bagwell, Mikal Hunt, Molly Hunt, Shelley Crotts, Tyler Poole, and Carter Poole; three great grandchildren: Kaden Mull, Emma Hunt, and Noah Bagwell.
In addition to his parents, he was also predeceased by a son-in-law, Mike Hunt.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, June 29, 2010, at First Perpetual Baptist Church conducted by the Reverend Julien Crowe and the Reverend Randy Phillips. The family will receive friends immediately following the service.
It is suggested that memorials be made to the Building Fund of First Perpetual Baptist Church, 3213 Hwy 24, Anderson, SC 29625.
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THE McDOUGALD FUNERAL HOME is in charge of the arrangements.