MITCHELL, Ga. - Mrs. Beulah Downs Poole, 80, wife of the late Mr. James Arthur Poole, died Thursday June 19, 2008, at the Warrenton Health & Rehabilitation Center.
Graveside funeral services were held at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, June 22, 2008, at the Mill Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with the Revs. Tony Key and Len Woodard officiating.
Mrs. Poole, a native and lifelong resident of Warren County, was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Downs, Sr. She was retired from the Thomson Company as a supervisor in the payroll department. Mrs. Poole was a life long member of Mill Creek Baptist Church, a member and former teacher of the Adult Women's Sunday School Class, and the W.M.U. She was a graduate and valedictorian of the class of 1944 at Warrenton High School.
Survivors include two daughters, June (Mike) Chester, Macon, GA, Martha (Ralph) Mauldin, Warrenton; four grandchildren, Ralph (Tammy) Mauldin, III, Marc (Michelle) Mauldin, Bill (Cristy) Chester, and Michelle (Chris) McDermott; six Great grandchildren, Laura, Lee, Erica, Michael, Macie, and Makenzie. A sister, Huron T. Downs, and a brother, Alvin T. Downs, Jr., preceded Mrs. Poole in death.
Pallbearers were Ralph Mauldin, III, Marc Mauldin, Chris McDermott, Lee Mauldin, John Downs, and Arthur Downs. Honorary Pallbearers were members of the Adult Women's Sunday School Class.
If so desired, memorials may be made to the Mill Creek Baptist Church Building Fund, 6252 Mill Creek Church Road Mitchell, GA 30820.
Lowe Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.