The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

September 4, 2013

Beauford Poole


Tuesday, September 3, 2013 — Beauford Henry Poole of New London passed away Saturday, August 31, 2013, at Trinity Place of Albemarle.  

His funeral service was at 12 p.m. Wednesday, September 4, 2013, at New London United Methodist Church with Rev. Eileen Ayuso officiating. The family received friends in the New London UMC fellowship hall from 11-11:45 a.m. prior to the service.  

Born August 21, 1916, in Rowan County to the late Theodore S. Poole and Salomie Lentz Poole, he was a retired carpenter with American Efird Mills Co. He was also a member of New London UMC.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Newport Poole.

Survivors include son, Buford L. Poole and Mary Lois Kelly of New London; two daughters, Nancy P. Havens and husband Martin of Raleigh and Evelyn M. Poole and husband Ronald E. Vigil of New London. He is also survived by sisters-in-law Margaret Newport of New London and Cleo Newport Carter of Albemarle; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Stanly County, 960 North First Street, Albemarle, NC 28001.