Deaths Death Notices
POOLE, Deacon James Jefferson
POOLE - Deacon James Jefferson Entered into rest December 26, 2015, loving husband of Deborah (nee Sawyer); dearest father of Patricia (David) King Jr., Sarah (George) Dance and Lisa (Anthony) Jones; devoted grandfather of Tricia (Rodrickus) Knight, Arneeka King and Sterling J. Jones; also survived by three great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and cherished friends. The family will receive friends Saturday 10 AM at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 701 East Delavan Ave, where funeral services will follow at 12 Noon. Rev. Dennis Lee Jr., officiating. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery. Deacon Poole was a member of Hadji Temple No. 61 A.E.A.O.N.M.S., a member of Bison Consistory No. 29 A.A.S.R.P.H.A. and past Chaplain of St. John Lodge No. 16 P.H.F.&A.M. under whose auspices Masonic Services will be conducted Saturday at 10:15 AM. Arrangements by THOMAS T. EDWARDS FUNERAL HOME, INC., 995 Genesee St.