2018-01-17 / Obituaries

Nathan Riley Poole

OXFORD, NC — Nathan Riley Poole age 85, of 9535 Hwy. 96 North, Oxford, died Monday night, Jan. 15, 2018 at his home.

Mr. Poole was born Sept. 21, 1932 in Granville County, son of the late John Steven & Rosa Mae Whitt Poole and was husband of 63 years to the late Helen Katherine Price Poole.  He was retired from farming and also from Ameris after 26 years of service and was of the Baptist faith.  Mr. Poole enjoyed coon hunting and watching old western movies.

Surviving are five children, Judy Glasscock, Mary Helen Rice both of Virgilina, Virginia, Nathan Ronald Poole & wife, Cynthia, Barry Lynn Poole all of Oxford, Jerry Wayne Poole & wife, Jennifer of South Boston, Virginia; brother, William Nathanial “Sandy” Poole & wife, Linda; sister, Ailene Talley & husband, Alvah of Oxford; sixteen grandchildren and twenty-one great-grandchildren. 

In addition to his parents and wife, Mr. Poole is preceded in death by a sister, Mary Lou Garrett, two sons, William Charles “Chuck” Poole, Elbert Jasper Poole, and daughter, Deborah Lou Poole. 

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, 2018 at Union Christian Church in Virgilina, Virginia, by the Rev. Norman Talley.  Interment will follow in the Virgilina Cemetery.  The family will receive friends and guests from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, at Union Christian Church and other times at the home.

Pallbearers will be Cliff Glasscock, Greg Glasscock, Brandon Poole, Jasper Poole, John Poole, Joni Poole, Justin Poole, Phillip Poole, Brad Rice, Todd Rice, Chelsea Wilbourne and Mark Wilbourne.  Donnie Henderson will serve as honorary pallbearer.

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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