Poole's Funeral Home

Poole's Funeral Home (HMO1Z)

Location: Surry, VA 23883 Surry County
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N 37° 4.989', W 76° 42.649'

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Surry County African-American Heritage Society

Poole's Funeral Home

The Poole's Funeral Home was established November 1890 by the late M.B. Poole. With his horse drawn hearse, he served the community with great dignity and professional service. He was joined in his business by his son Olandis and youngest daughter Artis. Upon his death in 1949, his children continued the family business.

In 1961, Artis' daughter Joan joined the family as a funeral directress and was assisted by her husband Joel. After the deaths of Artis and Olandis, Joan continued to run the business. Because of Joan's health issues in 1993 her daughter, Sabrina became manager. Joan died December 17, 2006. Today the business continues the service to the public, making the funeral home the oldest continually run business in Surry County.

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HM NumberHMO1Z
Placed BySurry County African-American Heritage Society
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Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 9:33pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 347937 N 4105465
Decimal Degrees37.08315000, -76.71081667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 4.989', W 76° 42.649'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 4' 59.34" N, 76° 42' 38.94" W
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Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8590-8736 Colonial Trail E, Surry VA 23883, US
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