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Oscar Poe, Jr.

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Oscar Poe, Jr., son of the late Oscar Poe and Mary Renfrow Poe, was born Sept. 27, 1936, in Kennett, and departed this life Monday, June 28, 2010, at the age of 73 years, 9 months and 1 day. He was formerly of Kennett and Malden, Mo.

He was married to Virginia Seek.

Oscar served in the U.S. Marine Corps, was a retired electrical lineman for the City of Kennett, and was a member of the New Life Baptist Church in Fort Meade, Fla.

Survivors include his wife, Virginia Poe, of Fort Meade; three sons, Jimmy Poe and Ronnie Poe, both of Dyersburg, Tenn., and Clint Poe, of Newbern, Tenn.; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one brother, Freddie Poe, of Kennett; one sister, Francis Gregory, of Flushing, Mich.; several nieces and nephews, and many friends.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Monday, July 5, at McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, July 6, at McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dale Rickman officiating.

Burial will follow in the Elder Cemetery at Campbell, Mo.