Shirley Diana Poole

Published 4:46 pm Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Shirley Diana Poole, 67, Elizabethton, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at Johnson City Medical Center.
A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Claude and Bertha Rainbolt Whaley.
Shirley was formerly employed by C & A Lingerie and Ritchie’s. She loved to sing. Diana was a former member of Little Milligan Baptist Church but lately attended First Free Will Baptist Church of Elizabethton.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Loretta Reinhart, and a brother, Dwight Whaley.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Scotty and Martina Poole, Elizabethton; one grandson, Matthew Poole, Clover, S.C.; one great-granddaughter, December Poole; one sister and brother-in-law, Claudette and Jim Campbell, Butler; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Friday, May 7, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Pastor Nathan Jennings officiating. Music will be provided by Tony Rominger. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 8, in the Lakeview Cemetery, Butler. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be residents of Courtyard Apartments and her special friend, Linda Deloach. The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to the Carter County EMS and the staff of the ER at Johnson City Medical Center. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10 a.m. Saturday to go in procession to the cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website,
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Poole family.

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