First Posted: 10/2/2009
MOUNT AIRY Mrs. Lois Irene Hooker Poole, 86, of Mount Airy, passed away at Wilkesboro Senior Village in Wilkesboro, Friday, Oct. 2, 2009. Mrs. Poole retired from Quality Mills and was of the Primitive Baptist faith. Mrs. Poole was born in Surry County on Jan. 8, 1923, to the late France Marion and Georgia Lee Pruitt Hooker. She is survived by several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Poole was preceded in death by her husband, William J. Geeter Poole; sisters, Annie Cassady, Geneva Slate, Edith Bowman and Ethel Berrier; and brothers, George, Claude and Warren Hooker. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, Oct. 4, 2009, at Moody Funeral Home by Elder Kenneth Hopkins and the Rev. Tom Slate. Burial will follow in Laurel Springs Primitive Baptist Church cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday, Oct. 3, 2009, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Moody Funeral Home in Mount Airy and at other times at the home of her niece, Dianne Hooker, 219 Glory Lane, Mount Airy. Online condolences may be made at moodyfuneralservices.com.