Melvin Andrew Poole

May 01, 2013 

Melvin Andrew Poole

May 01, 2013 

Obituary for Melvin Andrew Poole

Melvin Andrew Poole the son of Charles Poole and Eula Rowlett Poole was born in Brownsville, Arkansas on March 8, 1933 and passed away at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock, Arkansas on May 1, 2013 at the age of 80 years.

Melvin was a builder of homes and furniture and his religious belief was Baptist. He had been a resident of the Drasco area for the past 15 years moving from Michigan. He grew up in Cleburne County and moved to Michigan when he was young. He enjoyed playing the guitar, gardening and the outdoors. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He was preceded in death by his parents Charles and Eula Poole, his wife Fayotta Gallaway Poole, a brother Lovelle Poole and a son-in-law Don Clements.

He is survived by his daughter Sharon Poole Clements of Holland, Michigan, a son Ron Poole and wife Sue of Zeeland, Michigan and a sister Barbara Brewer of Greers Ferry, a special friend Gereta Gibbs, five grandchildren Jason, Daniel and Scott Clements, Kylea Mason and husband Gary (G.L.) and Kyle Poole and wife Andrea and a great grandchild Ian Poole besides other relatives and many friends.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2013 beginning at 1:00 PM in Family Funeral Service Chapel and funeral services will follow the visitation at 2:00 PM in the chapel.

A visitation will also be Tuesday, May 7, 2013 from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at Lakeshore Memorial Services, 11939 James St., Holland.

A private family burial will be on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 in the Zeeland Cemetery.

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