Archie Poole

Hamilton County

Sr.Archie James Poole Sr., 90, of Sale Creek, died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, at Erlanger North in Chattanooga.A lifelong resident of Sale Creek, he was born Jan. 12, 1923, to the late Samuel and Jessie Clingan Poole.Archie served his country with the U.S. Army in the Philippines during World War II. He was a supervisor and foreman for the Hamilton County Highway Department for many years. He enjoyed woodworking and farming and was an avid fisherman.He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Thelma Reel Poole, of Sale Creek; two sons, Archie "Jim" (June) Poole Jr., of Evensville and Sammy Poole, of Hermitage; two daughters, Judy (Carlos) Cordell and Jackie (Danny) Hixson, both of Sale Creek; nine grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.Funeral services with military honors will be held at 7 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Bill Ewing officiating.He will be laid to rest at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Shelton Cemetery in Sale Creek.Please share your memories of Archie on his on-line guest register at www.vanderwallfh.com.The family is being served by the Vanderwall Funerals Home in Dayton where they will receive friends after 4 p.m. today.

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