Laura Jean Pool

Published 2:39 pm Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Funeral services were held Saturday, May 23, 2015, at Green Grove MB Church for Miss Laura Jean Poole, age 62, who died Monday, May 18, at University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS. Rev. Kelvin Youngblood officiated with interment following in the church cemetery. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Miss Laura Poole was born to the late Estus Poole, Sr. and Hilean Ginn Poole in Prentiss, MS. She graduated with the Cass of 1971 from Prentiss High School. She furthered her education at Prentiss Institute where she completed an associate degree and obtained cosmetology license. She was a member of Green Grove MB Church.

She was preceded in death by many family members: Ezell and Espie Smith, Thelma Poole, and siblings, Estus Poole, Roger Poole and Ben Poole and grandson, Kyzar Applewhite.

Email newsletter signup

She is survived by four children, Kimberly Baylis, Toshonda (Steve) Thompson and Jacques (Lantonya) Poole all of Prentiss, and Rochland (Bryce) Poole of Brookhaven, MS; sisters, Edna Poole, Ida Poole and Florine Fairley all of Prentiss, MS; brothers, Charles (Patricia) of Columbus, SC, Andre (Lucille) Poole and Patrick (Angela) Poole both of Prentiss, MS Chad (Carolyn) Poole of Hattiesburg, MS, Jerry (Yolanda) Poole of Houston, TX, Micheal Daniels and Arthur Daniels both of Forest, MS; one sister-in-law, Patricia Poole of Prentiss, MS; 11 grandchildren; two special daughters, Latoya Sumrall and Lou Ann Williams both of Prentiss, MS; special son, Terry Johnson of Prentiss, MS; special friends, Lula Ree White and Willie Mae Hooks both of Prentiss, MS; many other relatives and friends.