Dunklin County Missouri Obituary
Services for Betty (Rodgers)Poole,
1935, thru 1996,
(Submitted by Don E. Wright
Betty Poole of
Betty Poole, 61, formerly of California, died
Dec. 12, 1996, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape
Born Jan. 11, 1935, at Manila, Ark., daughter of Robert Lee
Rodgers of Matthews and the late Hettie Fretwell Rodgers, she
lived in Sikeston and Southeast Missouri most of her life. She
had been employed by National Lock in Sikeston, attended !:the
Morehouse Assembly of God Church and was a member of Amen:can
Legion Post 114 in Sikeston.
On March 4, 1949, at
Piggott, Ark., she married Bobby Joe Poole
I who preceded her in death on May :29,1979.
addition to her father Robert Lee Rodgers, include: one son,
Tony Lee Johnson Jr. of Sacramento, Calif.; two brothers, Eldon
Rodgers: of Portageville and L.G. Rodgers of Sikeston; two
sisters, Della Harville and Kathryn Appleton of Sikeston; and
three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
was also preceded in~ death by one son, Joe Edward Poole on
SePt. 11, 1992; and one sister, Goldie Scott on May 10, 1996.
Services are scheduled for 1:30 p.m. today at Watkins and Sons
Funeral Home in Morehouse with the Rev. Rick Krietemeyer of
Burial will follow in Hobbs Chapel Cemetery near Puxico.
Pallbearers at services conducted Sunday at Watkins and Sons
Funeral Home for Betty Poole, 61, who died Dec. 12, 1996, were:
Ronnie Appleton, Ronnie Appleton Jr., James Holman, Bobby.
Rodgers, Pete Redding and Ronnie Gooch.
Robert Lee Rodgers,