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Carter Poore

April 13, 2015

Claiborne - Overholt Funeral Home 1106 Hwy. 33 South New Tazewell, TN 37825 (423) 626 - 2191 Fax (423) 626 - 8440 Mr. Carter Poore age 94 of Tazewell, TN was born March 24, 1921 and passed away April 13, 2015 at the Claiborne County Nursing Home with his family by his side. He was a member of Mayes Chapel United Methodist Church and was a veteran of the US Army during WWII. Carter earned several medals during his service including the WWII Victory Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, American Theater Ribbon, AP Theater Ribbon, 3 Bronze Service Stars, Philippine Liberation Ribbon and one Bronze Star. After the Army he returned home and drove a school bus for over 20 years and farmed until his health didn't allow. He was preceded in death by his: Father: Alfred Poore Mother: Hester Poore Runions Infant Son: Ronald Lee Poore Sister: Cassy Cline Brothers: Benton Runions and George Runions Jr. Niece: Karen Runions He is survived by his: Loving Wife of 68 years: Helen (Russell) Poore Sons: Dane Poore and wife Carol Lynn Poore and wife Janice Gary Poore and wife Inez Grandchildren: Jeff Poore, Justin Poore, Danyel Poore, Kim Delph and Stacy Blackburn Great Grandchildren: Morgan Poore, Heather Blackburn, Dawson Delph, Cassidy Poore, Will Poore and Cole Poore Nieces: Shirley Stafford, Mary Ellen Allen, Thelma Wampler and Judy Swellings Nephews: Tommy and George Runions A very special friend and caregiver: Star Cunningham A host of many other loving relatives and friends. The family will receive friends Wednesday, April 15, 2015 from 5PM till 7PM with funeral services to follow at 7Pm in the Claiborne-Overholt Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bill Duncan officiating. Music will be provided by Ted DeFord. Graveside services will be conducted Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 11AM in the Poore Family Cemetery with Military Honors. Pallbearers: Jeff Poore, Justin Poore, Dawson Delph, Stacy Blackburn, Donnie Massengill, Tommy Runions, Will Poore and Cole Poore Honorary Pallbearers: Raymond Miller and Ted DeFord Claiborne - Overholt Funeral Home is Honored to be serving the family www.claibornefuneralhome.com
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