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Services

Edna Matthews Talley

February 9, 1936 ~ February 25, 2020

Services will be held: February 29, 2020

Phyllis Jean Coats

July 26, 1944 ~ February 25, 2020

Services will be held: February 28, 2020

Nicole Rene Graupner

February 15, 1983 ~ February 22, 2020

Services will be held: February 29, 2020

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William “Bill” B. Buffaloe, Jr.

February 12, 1938 ~ February 24, 2020

Services will be held: March 3, 2020

Edna Helen Kluge Haberkamp

February 20,1936 ~ February 24, 2020

Services will be held: March 2, 2020

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J.D. Umstead

January 21, 1927 ~ February 24, 2020

Services will be held: February 28, 2020

Virginia Carol Sommese

May 29, 1936 ~ February 23, 2020

Services will be held: February 27, 2020

Roy C. Harris

October 15, 1928 ~ February 22, 2020

Services will be held: February 26, 2020

Clarence Poole



October 13, 1924 ~ April 30, 2019

Clarence Poole passed away on April 30, 2019 at the age of 94. He was born and raised in Raleigh and lived here all his life except for his service in the US Air Force during World War II. Clarence along with his father and brother owned and operated Poole Plumbing Company in Raleigh until 1993. He was a member of the BPO Elks Lodge in Raleigh and a member of the Shriners.

Clarence is preceded in death by his mother and father, Marvin and Florence Poole, his wife, Catherine Caviness, his sister Dorothy Orrell, his brother James A. Poole and his long time lady friend, Lola Horton.

Survivors include his sisters Betty Lou Odham and Ann Poole and numerous nieces and nephews.
A visitation with the family is scheduled for 12:00 noon on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, 831 Wake Forest Road, Raleigh, NC 27604

A grave side service will be held Thursday May 2, 2019 at 2pm at Montlawn Cemetery, 2911 S. Wilmington Street, Raleigh, NC 27603

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Transitions Life Care, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607 or to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of North Carolina at 401 Harrison Oaks Blvd, Cary, NC 27513. Please include a note that your donation is being made to honor the life of Clarence.

“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, Love leaves a memory no one can steal”


Visitation

May 2, 2019

Noon - 1:15 p.m.

Bryan-Lee Funeral Home
831 Wake Forest Road, raleigh

Service

May 2, 2019

2:00 pm

Montlawn Memorial Park
2911 S. Wilmington St. Raleigh, NC 27603

Graveside Service

Guestbook

  1. Marie Stegall

    To Betty Lou and Ann, I am so sorry for your loss. My
    Prayers go out to you and the family. My regrets that
    I will not be there Thursday but my thoughts are with
    You both. God Bless.

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