Louise Humble Poe, 97, passed away on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. She was born in Randolph County on August 5, 1924, the daughter of Tyson and Lucy Catharine Cox Humble.
Louise was a member of Moon's Chapel Baptist Church since 1956. She was an avid animal lover, especially cats. Louise enjoyed spending time reading and working in her garden. She was a hard worker, spending her working years for Kellwood and Midstate Farms. In addition to her parents, Louise is preceded in death by her husband, Edgar Allen Poe; daughter, Cathy Justice; sisters, Mary Ruth Thorpe and Gladys Humble; and brothers, Jay, and Tyson "Pop" Humble, Jr.
Louise is survived by her son, Bruce Allen Poe and wife Lavern of Siler City; daughter, Cynthia Poe Ferguson and husband Murphy of Bear Creek; grandchildren, Brett and Crystal Justice, Kenneth Poe, April Poe Gainey and husband Brian, Baron, Nick and Ethan Ferguson; and 5 great grandchildren.
Louise will Lie in Repose on Saturday, November 6, 2021 from 1:00-5:00 PM. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, November 7, 2021 at Moon's Chapel Baptist Church, 175 Moon's Chapel Rd., Siler City with Rev. Scott Faw officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family request that you practice social distancing and wear masks during all services.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to West Chatham Senior Center Meals on Wheels, 112 Village Lake Rd., Siler City, NC 27344, or Crisis Dogs of NC PO Box 62, Spring Lake, NC 28390.
The family would like to give a special thanks to Dr. Hoffman and the Chatham County Council on Aging.
Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the Poe family.
Online condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com