Edna Patricia Poole, age 83, of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at her residence following an extended illness.
Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at 3 p.m. at Timber Ridge Baptist Church with interment to follow in the church cemetery. Mrs. Poole will lie in state at the church from 2:30-3 p.m., prior to the service. The Rev. Chris York, the Rev. Alvin Burns and the Rev. Anthony Cook will officiate. The family will receive friends on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, from 1-5 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mrs. Poole was born May 12, 1931, in Dahlonega, Ga., to the late Arthur E. Etris and Mae Chapman Etris. She was a homemaker and a member of Timber Ridge Baptist Church. Edna was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Dewey Poole; her grandson, Tim Hudgins; her brothers, Raymond Etris and Ed Etris; and her sisters and brothers-in-law, Alice and Richard Matthews and Vonceil and J.C. Anglin.
Mrs. Poole is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Lynn and Sammy Hudgins of Lula; son, Benjie Poole of Lula; sons and daughters-in-law, Steve and Liz Poole of Clermont and Jason and Stacey Poole of Lula; grandchildren, Josh and Whitney Hudgins, Bart and Niki Hudgins, Tyler Duff, Kaitlyn Poole, Thomas Poole, Matthew Canada and Mike and Violet Hudgins; and great-grandchildren, Casey, Jessy, Billy, Hallie and Madalynn Hudgins; sister-in-law, Harriett Etris.
Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA 30504, is in charge of arrangements.
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