Calvin Poole

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Calvin Denton Poole. Jr. MATTHEWS - Calvin Denton Poole, Jr., of Matthews, NC, age 77, died on February 28, 2014. Beloved son of the late Calvin Poole and Parrie Lee Denton Poole. Calvin graduated from the University of Georgia with his Bachelors in Business Administration. Calvin served 20 years in the U.S. Air Force and was honorably discharged. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Matthews, NC for 19 years. Calvin is survived by his devoted wife of 51 years, F. Claudine Haynes Poole; his son Mark Poole and wife Kippie; his daughters Amy Garner and her husband Chuck; Joni Birchmore and her husband Jodey; his brothers Ross Poole and his wife Donna; Burton Poole. He is also survived by seven grandchildren. In addition to his parents, Calvin was preceded in death by his stepmother, Edith Gibson and his sister Jane Poole. Funeral services for Calvin will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at First Baptist Church, 185 South Trade Street, Matthews, NC, 28105, with visitation one hour prior. Interment will follow immediately at Salisbury National Cemetery. Contributions in Calvin's memory may be made to The Benevolence Fund of First Baptist Church of Matthews. Arrangements in care of Hankins and Whittington Funeral Service; Please share condolences online at

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Published in Charlotte Observer on Mar. 4, 2014
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