BALDWIN – Connie McCall Poole, 99, died Wednesday, January 12, 2011.
Born in Bacon County on January 28, 1911, she was the daughter of the late James Berry and Georgia Mae O’Quinn McCall. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Cornelia, The Eastern Star, and was an active volunteer for Sharing and Caring of Cornelia. She had visited 49 or our 50 states. She was formerly with Carwood Manufacturing, The Grand Theater, and several restaurants in the area. Mrs. Poole was preceded in death by her husband, Fletcher J. Poole; son, Henry Poole; and son-in-law, Henry “Nub” Harper.
Survivors include a daughter, Alice Poole Harper, Baldwin; son and daughter-in-law, James Lloyd and Ann Poole, Jefferson; six grandchildren and spouses, Jake and Teresa Shirley and Todd and Lisa Harper, all of Cornelia, Kevin and Barbara King, Alto, Stacey and Bobby Hayes and Laurie and Roger Brown, all of Jefferson, Scott and Gina Poole, Evans; seven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 15, at 3 p.m., from Whitfield Funeral Home with Eric Spivey officiating. Burial will be in the Yonah Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday, January 14, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.
Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church Debt Retirement Fund, P.O. Box 96, Cornelia, GA 30531.
Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, is in charge of arrangements.