Bessie Jo Gill, 76, of Kennett, died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2003, at St. Bernards Hospital in Jonesboro, Ark.
Born Oct. 30, 1926, in Guy, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Marvin L. and Erma B. Glover Poole.
She married Horace E. Gill, who preceded her in death on Feb. 25, 1999. She was also preceded in death by one step-daughter, Marilee Ovin; three brothers, Marvin R., Hoyet and Rayburn Poole and one sister, Betty Williams.
Survivors include two step-daughters, Eugenia Meadows, of Knoxville, Tenn. and Maylin Foote, of Ft. Meyers, Fla.; four brothers, Jimmy Poole, of Natchez, Miss., Jerry Poole, of Kennett, Larry Poole, of New Iberia, La. and G.W. Poole, of Bonne Terre, Mo. and three sisters, Robbie Gordon, of Rector, Ark., Patsy Hulett, of Tulas, Okla. and Deborah Lormand, of Nashville, Tenn.
Graveside services were held at 10 a.m. today, Wednesday, Sept. 17, at the Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Kennett with the Rev. Bud Evans officiating.
McDaniel Funeral Home of Kennett was in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society and American Heart Association.v