Kenneth Poole

Saturday, September 14, 2002

Kenneth R. Poole, 57, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2002, at his home.

He was born Sept. 5, 1945, in Cape Girardeau, son of Jesse and Eva Burgens Poole. He and Mima B. Mayberry were married Dec. 13, 1963, in Jackson, Mo.

Poole was a harbor mate with Ingram Barge Line 16 years. He previously worked for Coast Towing Co. 11 years and had also worked for Apex Oil.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Kevin Poole of Jackson; a daughter, Verna Shelton of Cape Girardeau; a brother, Harley Poole of Cape Girardeau; two sisters, Verda Cavaness of Scott City, Mo., Thelma Bell of Cape Girardeau; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers and two sisters.

Friends may call at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m. today, and Sunday from 9 a.m. until time of service.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Jeffrey Sippy officiating. Burial will be in Hanover Lutheran Church Cemetery.