Mt. Vernon Register-News

October 10, 2013

Fay Poore


The Register-News

---- — Fay Catharine Poore, 105, of McLeansboro, passed away 8:15 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, at Hamilton Memorial Nursing Center in McLeansboro.

She was born Feb. 19, 1908, in Hamilton County, the daughter of Lealvie S. Savage and Nettie E. (Bowen) Savage. She married Felix Poore on Dec. 7, 1978, and he preceded her in death on May 6, 1983.

She was a homemaker and a seamstress. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in McLeansboro.

She is survived by stepdaughter, Martha Moran and husband Jack of Manteno; great-nieces, Nedra Metheney and Dita Ann Campbell of McLeansboro; and several stepgrandchildren

She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, George Parkhurst; second husband, Bert Manker; third husband, Felix Poore; three brothers; five sisters; and one stepson.

Graveside funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Old Springer Cemetery near Blairsville with the Rev. Robert Sefried officiating. Burial will be at Old Springer Cemetery near Blairsville.

Harre Funeral Home, McLeansboro, is in charge of all arrangements.