Clara Harpole Obituary
Clara Dee Poe “Momma Dee” Harpole, 83, of Blue Springs, died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012 at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. She was born Oct. 12, 1928 in Union County to the late Charlie and Rebecca Wilmoth Poe. She was a seamstress, homemaker and caregiver to those in need. She was a lifelong member of the Fairfield Presbyterian Church where she taught Sunday school, made sweet tea for church functions, and was the caretaker for the church. She loved her family and the community of Fairfield. Her hobbies were walking, crocheting, gardening, and fishing with her friend Sybil.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24, 2012 at the Fairfield Presbyterian Church, with Rev. Dan Rupert and her great-nephew Phil Sparks officiating. Interment will be in the Jones Cemetery. United Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
She is survived by her daughter Lara Hampton (Billy Ray) of Blue Springs, her son Ronald Harpole (Eva) of Blue Springs, a sister Mary Marrow of Batesville, two sisters-in-law Yancydine Smith of Calhoun City and Revenell Poe of Saltillo, two granddaughter Venessa Greene (Hugh) of Dennis, and Crystal Stegall (Bob) of Fulton, six grandsons Johnny Hampton (Verna), Gene Hampton, Gary Hampton, J.B. Harpole, James Harpole (Summer), Donald Harpole (Kayela) all of Blue Springs, 13 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Wesley Robert Harpole who died in 1969, four sisters Estell Elmore, Nadine Dunn, Ruth Rodgers, and Bessie Lou Melton, a brother Ellis Poe, two infant sons, a granddaughter, and a great-grandson.
Pallbearers will be Ben Bolan, Anthony Campbell, J.B. Harpole, Donald Harpole, Nicky Hazel, and John Ben Hazel. Honorary pallbearers will be Johnny Hampton, Gene Hampton, Gary Hampton, James Harpole, and Alex Greene.
Visitation was from 5 to 9 p.m., Thursday and will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, at Fairfield Presbyterian Church.
About Chris Elkins
- Alligator hunting permits go on sale July 19 July 20, 2016
- Ellistown Breezes July 21, 2016
- Hurricane news July 21, 2016
- Returning champs win in domino contest at fair July 21, 2016
- Prayer session was step in right direction July 21, 2016
- Beating the heat July 21, 2016
- Reactions mixed over school ratings July 21, 2016
- New Albany Main Street Association receives 2016 national Main Street accreditation July 21, 2016
- Passion for caring motivates new doctor Matthew Rhinewalt July 21, 2016
- Has city got a deal for you! July 21, 2016
- Miranda Mora: my boss was needing CMS-40B earlier today and saw ...
- BRYNN11SCHMIDT: my family was looking for CMS-40B earlier today an...
- janifar soloman: Our experts know all the perfect way to solve your...
- GerryGorel820: I totally agree with the all questions you raised....
- PHYLLIS OPPERMAN: Savvy suggestions , I Appreciate the facts - Does ...