Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN


September 12, 2012

Charles Estle Poole

Charles Estle Poole of Plainfield died Wednesday, just 16 days before his 100th birthday.

Born Sept. 28, 1912, in Peoria, Ill., he was a son of the late Riley and Myrtle (Poynter) Poole. He married Nellie P. Blanton on Feb. 24, 1940, in Somerset, Ky., and she died in 2000.

Mr. Poole worked as a welder for Chrysler Foundry until retiring in 1977.

He was a charter member of Bridgeport Central Baptist Church and Bridgeport Masonic Lodge No. 162.

Survivors include sons Hollis M., Dwight R., Norman G., Michael K., and Rodney P. Poole; sisters Zella Frazier and Clarice West; eight grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home. Interment will be at Spring Hill Cemetery in Cartersburg.

Calling at the funeral home is from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Online condolences may be sent to the Poole family at www.hamptongentry.com.

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