Rev. Edward LaVerne Poore (1933 - 2015)


The Rev. Edward LaVErne Poore, 82, of Smithboro, died on Saturday, Jan. 31, 1025, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield.
Sevices were held at 11 a.m. last Wednesday at Young Funeral Home in Greenville, with the Rev. Dale Deverick officiating. Burial was in Maxey Cemetery. Visitation was held from 4-7 p.m. last Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials: The family. Online condolences may be expressed at
Rev. Poore was born on Jan. 28, 1933, in Clarksville, Mo., the son of James and Viola Tolbert Poore. He married Hulda DeSherlia Jernigan, then married Norma Moore on Oct. 6, 1978, in Edwardsville.
Survivors include his wife; and children, Harry Poore of Lodi, Calif., David Ulmer and his wife Nancy of San Diego, Calif., Paula Cope of Sparta, Tenn., and Jennifer Ulmer of Smithboro.

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Published in The Leader-Union from Feb. 9 to Feb. 18, 2015