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Estus Poole, Jr.

Mr. Estus Poole, Jr., age 62, died Sunday, January 19, 2014, at his home in rural Jefferson Davis County. Services for Mr. Poole were held on Saturday, January 25, at the Green Grove MB Church with Rev. Jessie James Holloway officiating. Interment was in the Green Grove Cemetery, with Laird Mortuary in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Poole was the son of the late Estus “Brutt” Poole, Sr. and Helean Ginn Reeves of rural Jefferson Davis County. At an early age he joined the Green Grove MB Church, and remained a member until his death.

Mr. Poole attended Prentiss High School where he was a star athlete in football and as a member of the track team prior to working much of his adult life on an offshore drilling site. As a young man, Mr. Poole met and married the former Patricia Nell Sands and to this union one son was born.

Mr. Poole’s survivors include his wife, Patricia N. Poole; four children, Estus (Bronwyon) Sands of Monticello, Ronette (Rodney) Thompson of Prentiss, Dewayne (Pamela) Jackson of Jackson, and Stephanie Hawthorne of Allen Hurst, GA; seven brothers, Charles (Pat) Poole of South Carolina, Jerry (Youlanda) Poole of Houston, TX, Andra (Lucille) Poole, Patrick (Angie) Poole, both of Prentiss, Chad (Carolyn) Poole of Hattiesburg, Arthur Daniels, and Michael (Gloria) Daniels both of Forest; three sisters, Edna (Johnny) Brister, Laura Poole, and Ida Poole, all of Prentiss; his mother-in-law, Ruby N. Sims of Prentiss; seven grandchildren; four brothers-in-law; and five sisters-in-law.