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Diane L. Howell

October 5, 1965 ~ May 19, 2019

Services will be held: May 23, 2019

Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

Jean Olive Plymale

February 18, 1920 ~ April 20, 2019

Services will be held: May 24, 2019

Janet D. Hickman

12/04/1953 ~ 06/30/2018

Services will be held: June 29, 2019

Curtis “Curt” Lloyd Price, Sr.

December 23, 1938 ~ May 17, 2019

Services will be held: May 20, 2019

Eston Taylor

March 28, 1930 ~ May 16, 2019

Services will be held: May 21, 2019

Mabel Dodd Woodall

02/11/1926 ~ May 17, 2019

Services will be held: May 20, 2019

Violet Mooneyham Stevens

June 14, 1932 ~ May 16, 2019

Services will be held: May 21, 2019

Johannes (John) Peter Boehm

November 19, 1939 ~ May 15, 2019

Services will be held: May 18, 2019

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”


May 2, 2019

Noon - 1:15 p.m.

Bryan-Lee Funeral Home
831 Wake Forest Road, raleigh


May 2, 2019

2:00 pm

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

Graveside Service


  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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