2017-03-02 / Obituaries


Robert Emmet Poole, 61, of Jackson passed away March 2, 2017 at Rush Hospital in Meridian, Miss.

He was born May 9, 1955 in Grove Hill to Louie Poole Sr. and Sarah Bell Bailey Poole. He was a member of the Walker Springs Baptist Church. He was formerly a longtime member of First Baptist Church of Jackson. He very much enjoyed his work as a volunteer with Southern Care Hospice which permitted him to visit daily with residents of the nursing home.

Survivors include his wife, Deborah Moore Poole; two daughters, Elizabeth (Leonard) Jones, April Poole; four grandchildren, Landon Jones, Dixie Jones, Joshua Jones, Daxton Bushnell; seven siblings, Jerry (Frances) Poole, Helen (Basil) Jackson, Leonard (Vickie) Poole, Sue (David) Tolbert, Janet (Jimmy) Flowers, Donna Nielsen, Mary (Terry) Robbins.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Louie Poole Jr.

Visitation will be Saturday, March 4 at 2 p.m. at Lathan Funeral Home with Rev. David Webb officiating. Interment will be in the Peniel Baptist Church Cemetery in Jackson.

Active pallbearers will be Jim Jackson, John Wayne Tolbert, Bobby Tolbert, Adam Tolbert, Alan Tolbert, Landon Jones, Chris Jordan and Jessie Lowery.

Honorary pallbearer will be Dr. Sid Crosby.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.lathanfuneralhomejackson.com.   

Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson directed.


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