2011-03-29 / Obituaries

Hattie Daythel Poe, 91


Hattie Daythel Poe Hattie Daythel Poe Hattie Daythel Poe, 91, Cloverdale, formerly of Greencastle, passed away on March 25, 2011 at The Waters of Greencastle. She was born on December 20, 1919 in Parke County and was the youngest of eight children of the late Albert and Rose [Lancaster] Thompson.

She was a 1937 graduate of Greencastle High School. She had worked at the Greencastle Telephone Exchange and ran The Vogue Beauty Shop in Greencastle. She joined the First Baptist Church in Greencastle in 1936 and later joined the First Christian Church in Greencastle where she was very active in various church activities along with her husband, Charlie.

She married Charles A. Poe in 1948 and he preceded her in death in 1971.

She was a devoted homemaker and wife, she and Charlie raised two children, Bruce Poe, Cloverdale, and Rebecca Rogers, Greencastle, who survive.

After her husbands passing she continued to own and operate Poe Oil Company, local distributors of Gulf Oil Company, which was in business for over fifty years.

In addition to her children she is survived by her sonin law, Michael Rogers; her grandson, Michael L. Vance; her sisters, Maybelle Rice and Helen Godfrey; her sister-in-law, Kathryn Thompson, all of Greencastle.

In addition to her husband and parents; she was preceded in death by her grandson, Mickey Vance; her sisters, Lorene Blacketer and Louise Sallust; her brothers, Fred and Glen Thompson.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. at the Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale with Rev. Paul Bowen officiating.

Interment was made in Forest Hill Cemetery, Greencastle.

Condolences may be sent to the family at: cds@whitakerfuneralhome.net.

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