Deacon Cecil M. Poole

October 23, 1934 ~ June 2, 2022 (age 87)

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Dea. Cecil M. Poole, Sparta, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, June 2, 2022 at Atrium Health Navicent Baldwin. Hospital in Milledgeville, GA. 

Graveside services were held on Friday, June 10, 2022 at 11 a.m. at Piney Mount Baptist Church, Warthen, GA. Rev. Roy Grissom officiated.

He was born to the parentage of the late Wesley and Nellie Harris Poole of Sandersville, GA.

Deacon Poole was a dedicated and faithful member of the Piney Mt. Baptist Church in Warthen, GA. In his earlier years, he was ordained as a Deacon in 1971 under the leadership of the late Rev. Elester L. Linder. He became chairman of the Deacon Board in 1980. He was also a member of the Piney Mt. Male Choir.  

Deacon Poole was joined in holy matrimony to Mary Simmons Poole in 1965 and to this union two children were born, Dennis and Jirran Poole.

Deacon Poole was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, and uncle. He leaves to cherish his beautiful memories: his loving and devoted wife of 57 years, Mary S. Poole of Sandersville, GA; two sons, Dennis (Cynthia) Poole of Milledgeville, GA and Jirran Poole, Sr. of Sandersville, G;A four grandchildren, Antonio Poole and Darien Poole, both of Athens, GA,Jirran Poole, Jr. and Jameria Poole, both of Sandersville, GA; brother, Wesley (Jeanette) Poole of Sparta, GA; four sisters-in-law, Julia Lewis, Gloria Simmons, and Gladys Poole, all of Sparta, GA, and Christine Nelson of Milledgeville, GA; two brothers-in-law, Bobby Simmons and Willie Simmons, both of Sparta, GA; two great-aunts, Mamie Hargrove and Susie Fluellen, both of Sparta, GA; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.  

Wheeler’s Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Public Viewing
June 9, 2022

10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Wheeler's Funeral Home
321 East McCarty Street
Sandersville, GA 31082

Graveside Service
June 10, 2022

11:00 AM
Piney Mount Baptist Church
3323 Union Church Rd.
Warthen, GA 31094

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