Emma "Timmie" Poole, 82, of Harriman, passed away at Harriman Care and Rehabilitation Center in Harriman on Monday, June 16, 2014.
Mrs. Poole was a member of Riverside Baptist Church in Harriman, where she loved to sing in the choir. She was a loving mother, grandmother and sister. Mrs. Poole was retired as an employee of AGA Insurance. Mrs. Poole was preceded in death by parents, Oscar F. and Alice Evans Rose; husband, Alvin B. Poole; brother, Rue Evans Rose; and sisters, Mable Rose Edgemon and Pat Rose Fitch.
She is survived by sons, Frank Walker (Stephanie), Kingston, and Tony Poole (Mary), Knoxville; daughters, Frances Daniels (Carl Ed), Harriman, and Cindy Handler (Tim), Kingston; nine grandchildren, Sonya Beasley, Adrian Hicks (Amy), Bridget Goad (Brian), Justin Walker (Kristi), Josh Walker, Whitney Handler, Devin Handler, Emma Poole and Jake Poole; seven great-grandchildren, Cameron Gains, Adrianna Hicks, Lily Goad, Briley Goad, Lucy Goad, William Walker and Davis Ann Walker; and sisters, Anna Margaret Barnard, Kingston, Wayne Crabtree, Rockwood, and Myra Frances Creasman, Decatur.
Memorial services and visitation will be on Wednesday, June 18, in the chapel of Evans Mortuary, Rockwood. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m.; funeral will be at 7 p.m., with the Rev. Sue Lynn Johnson officiating. Concluding services and interment will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Roane Memorial Gardens in Rockwood. Family and friends will meet at the cemetery at 1 p.m. Thursday. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be sent to the
of East Tennessee.