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Rosa Lee Pool, 100 years, 11 months, 27 days, of Broughton, passed away Sunday, July 26, 2015, at Wabash Christian Retirement Center in Carmi. She was born July 30, 1914, in Hamilton County, the daughter of Christopher and Eliza (Allen) Wheeler. She married Ezra Pool on March 1, 1931. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1979; a grandson, Doug Pool in 2014; two sisters, Ica Howard and Stella May Harper; and two brothers, Clarence and Sherman Wheeler. Rosa Lee is survived by two sons, Kenneth (Dorothy) Pool of Metropolis and J.C. (Carolyn) Pool of Broughton; three grandsons, Mike (Leslie) Pool of Metropolis, Kevin Pool of Albion and Brandon Pool of Broughton; two granddaughters, Michelle (Steve) Huggins of Jackson, Mo., and Alicia Pool-Caudill of Broughton; one step grandson; five great-grandsons; six great-granddaughters; one great-great-grandson; two great-great-granddaughters; and four step great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, July 30, at Campbell Funeral Home in Norris City with Mike Fields officiating. Burial will be in IOOF Cemetery in Norris City. Friends may callat Campbell Funeral Home in Norris City on Wednesday, July 29, from 5 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wabash Christian Retirement Center, 216 College Blvd., Carmi, IL 62821 or Safe Haven Hospice, 800 N. Keller Dr., Effingham, IL 62401 and will be accepted at Campbell Funeral Home in Norris City.
Published on  July 27, 2015
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