Earleen Poole

Tuesday, January 27, 2004

Earleen Jean Poole, 50, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Jan. 26, 2004, at her home.

She was born March 17, 1953, in Honolulu, Hawaii, daughter of Earl M. and Flora J. Correia Sumner Sr. She and Matthew Poole were married April 1, 1983, in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

Mrs. Poole was a member of Hanover Lutheran Church, member and former vice president of its Ladies Aid, and member of VFW Post 3838 Auxiliary.

Survivors include her husband; her mother of Honolulu; two sons, Donavan Anthony Francis of Albuquerque, N.M., Michael Wayne Francis of Fullerton, Calif.; a brother, Earl M. Sumner Jr. of Honolulu; four sisters, Pat Correiro of Honolulu, Geraldine McBride of Niceville, Fla., Bernadine Boyd and Cindy Sumner of Honolulu; a grandson, Jesse William Lawai'a Francis of Wilmington, Calif.; a brother-in-law, Mark K. Poole of Cape Girardeau; a sister-in-law, Patti L. Poole of Cape Girardeau; and a niece, Kirsten L. Poole of Cape Girardeau.

She was preceded in death by her father.

Friends may call at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Daniel Hackney officiating. Burial will be in Hanover Lutheran Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hanover Lutheran Church Ladies Aid.