Born: July 29, 1928
Place of Birth: Hazen, Arkansas
Death: February 12, 2010
Place of Death: Dexter, Missouri
July 29, 1928 - February 12, 2010
Mary Lee Poe, daughter of the late John Sampson Redding and Clara Elder Redding was born on July 29, 1928 at Hazen, Arkansas and departed this life in her residence at Dexter on February 12, 2010 at the age of 81.
Mrs. Poe was a member of the Broadwater Church Of The Brethren at Frisco, a former tractor driver for Snider-Wethington Farms, the former trash collector for the City Of Essex, a former house-keeper at Dexter Memorial Hospital and a resident of Dexter.
She was united in marriage to Austin T. Poe on December 12, 1942 at Piggott, Arkansas. Mr. Poe preceded her in death on October 24, 1966.
She is survived by three sons, Jim S. Poe of Malden, Roy Lee Poe of Bloomfield and Edgar Allan Poe of Dexter: by two daughters, Pansy Poe of Dexter and Mary Thornburgh of Bloomfield: by one sister, Bessie Ryan of Burton, Michigan: by thirteen grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Margaret Earline Trent: by two brothers, Dummie Redding and Joseph Redding: by three sisters, Eva Cavness, Isabelle Polsgrove and Pearl Redding.
Friends may call at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter from 6:00 until 8:00 P. M., Monday, February 15, 2010. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, February 16, 2010 in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow in the Rock Point Cemetery near Advance.