2018-01-10 / Obituaries

Mark Andrew Poole

Mark Andrew Poole age 48, of 1805 Saint Paul Church Road, died Friday night, Jan. 5, 2018 at his home.

Mr. Poole was born Sept. 17, 1969 in Person County, son of the late James Bernice “Dick” Poole, Sr. and Ann Todd Poole who survives and was husband of 24 years to Lisa Renee Moore Poole who also survives.  He worked as a carpenter and attended Olive Branch Baptist Church.

Mark enjoyed listening to bluegrass music and playing his mandolin with the guys.  When he was a younger man he loved to play baseball, he even played for a local all-star team but his greatest love was his family.         

Surviving in addition to his mother and wife are two brothers, Barney L. Poole, Barry G. Poole & wife, Elaine, sister-in-law, Christie W. Poole.  A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and great friends also survive. 

In addition to his father, Mr. Poole is preceded in death by three brothers, Bruce G. Poole, Timothy James Poole, James Bernice “Bernie” Poole, Jr., and sister, Patricia P. Yarboro. 

A celebration of life will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018 at Olive Branch Baptist Church by the Rev. Dave Kline.  The family will receive friends and guests Monday, Jan. 8, 2018 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Olive Branch Baptist Church and other times at the home of his mother, 5116 Dirgie Mine Road.     

Honorary pallbearers will be Jeremy Bowes, Donny Denny, Adam Poindexter, Landon Poole and Rennis Puryear.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 8300 Health Park, Suite10, Raleigh, NC 27615.

Arrangements are by Strickland and Jones Memorial Funeral Services, 1810 Durham, Road, Roxboro, NC 27573.  

Online condolences may be made at stricklandandjonesfs.com.

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