In Memory

Donna Morris (Poole) - Class Of 1977


Donna Morris Poole, 55, wife of Ronnie Poole, Jr., died Friday, April 18, 2014, at Tuomey Regional Medical Center.

Born in Sumter, she was a daughter of Doris Andrews Morris and the late Lucius W. “Son” Morris, Jr. She was a member of First Southern Methodist Church and attended New Start Community Church of the Nazarene. She was formerly employed at Cole’s Restaurant and McLaughlin Ford Company.

Survivors include her husband of Sumter; mother of Sumter; two sisters, Cindy Morris Barfield (Robert) of Lexington and Sharon Morris Brewer (Stan) of Wedgefield; nieces and nephews, Cristin Dawn Litaker (John) of Sumter, Rebecca Leah “Becky” Knight (Travis) of Wedgefield, and Robert Alexander “Alex” Barfield of Lexington; great-nephews, Ethan John Litaker and Nathan Lynn Knight; a very special brother-in-law, Harold William Poole of Sumter; brother-in-law, George H. Poole (Thelma) of Sumter; sisters-in-law, Edna Poole Morris, Cecial Poole, and Evelyn Poole all of Sumter; and numerous uncles, aunts, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, John Alexander Andrews, Sr. and Frances Jackson Andrews, and Lucius W. Morris, Sr. and Myrtle Moore Morris; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Roney Poole and Ethel W. Poole; sister-in-law, Mary G. Poole; brothers-in-law, Joe Poole and Eugene Poole; a nephew, John Brandon “Brant” Rodgers; and a great-nephew, Tyler “Boy” Knight.

Funeral services will be held at 11 A.M. Tuesday in the Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Dale Turner officiating. Burial will be in the Calvary Nazarene Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Robert Andrews, Charles Andrews, Ben Andrews, Bennett W. Kolb, Phillip Andrews, and Donnie Hodge.