By: James HowellStaff Writerjhowell@heartlandpublications.com
November 26, 2012
Carl Richard Poe, of Speedway Road, North Wilkesboro, formerly of West Jefferson, died Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, at his home. He was 77.
He was born June 30, 1935, in Ashe County to Ellis and Ella Bare Poe.
He was a U.S. Army veteran and was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Ashe County.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Joyce Bourne, Virginia “Ginny” Canter, and Claire Pennington; and two brothers, Doughton Poe and Sidney Poe.
Survivors include his wife, Ina Elliott Poe of the home; one daughter, Tammie Poe Woodie and husband Steve of Laurel Springs; two sons, Timothy Mark Poe and wife Tina of North Wilkesboro, Tony Randall Poe and wife Kim of Hamptonville; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three sisters, Georgia Poe Meadows, Mae Poe Lawing both of Rutherford County, Ann Poe Bowman of Baltimore, Md.; two step-daughters, Donna Roten, Mylinthia Wagoner and husband Allen all of North Wilkesboro; six step-grandchildren; and four step-great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, at Badger Funeral Home Chapel in Ashe County with Rev. Fred Richardson and Rev. Joey McClure officiating. The family will receive friends at Badger Funeral Home prior to and following the memorial service.
Potted plants will be accepted or memorials may be made to United Hospice Foundation, 902 West D St., Ste. D., North Wilkesboro, NC 28659.
The family would like to express their gratitude to Frances Poe Perry and United Hospice of Wilkes for their kindness and support shown during this difficult time.
Notes of sympathy may be e-mailed to the Poe Family at www.adamsfunerals.com.
Adams Funeral Home of Wilkes is serving the Poe Family.