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Sarah Margaret Thompson Poole

Posted By Hall-Wynne On March 30, 2012 @ 12:00 am In Obituaries | No Comments

Sarah Margaret Thompson Poole, born September 10, 1946 in Durham, North Carolina, died suddenly while on her daily walk, near her home in Laurel Springs, North Carolina with her trusted canine companion Slag. She was the daughter of the late Garland H. Thompson and Martha Frances Blue Thompson.

Sarah is survived by longtime companion, Glen Attaway, her daughter, Pamela Poole Porter Bill, son, Christopher York Poole Christina, grandsons, Bryant Keith Poole Stephanie, Colton York Poole, granddaughter, Madison Michelle Porter, great grandson, Braedan Chase Poole, and many nieces and nephews

Sarah was preceded in death by her brothers William Daniel Thompson, John Warren Thompson, and Garland Henry Thompson, Jr. She is survived by her sisters, Carolyn Frances Francis, Nancy Lee Couch, and Molly Bateman Pruitt Thomas.
In 1964, Sarah graduated from Durham High School. Sarah received a degree in accounting from Durham Technical College, and was self-employed in the tax and accounting business for many years before she joined the business of real estate, and obtained her broker’s license. She worked for Prudential Carolina Real Estate, and retired from C. Woody Homes Realty in 2006.

Sarah was loved and adored by every member of her family. Her greatest joy was being “Grandma Honey Bear” to her grandchildren and great grandchild. Sarah’s smile, laughter, and happy nature made an indelible mark on our very being, and we are grateful to carry her radiant spirit in our hearts forever.

A Funeral Service will be offered 2:00 PM Wednesday, April 04, 2012 from Hall-Wynne Funeral Service Chapel, 1113 W. Main Street, Durham, NC 27701. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in Durham.

The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM Tuesday, April 03, 2012 at Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, 1113 W. Main Street, Durham, NC 27701.

The Poole family is under the care of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, Durham. Online memorials: www.hallwynne.com Select obituaries.

Condolences for the family of “Sarah Margaret Thompson Poole”

Condolence from David and Luanne Latta on April 2nd, 2012 12:00 am

Sarah was a great neighbor, good friend and always provided humor and a gentle spirit when you saw her out and about. Our lives were touched and enriched because we knew her. Prayers to the family at this time.

Condolence from Cliff Teasley on April 2nd, 2012 12:00 am

May God be with you. Rest in peace. I enjoyed the times we spent together.
You shall be missed.
Cliff Teasley

Condolence from Jeane Bargo on April 2nd, 2012 12:00 am

To all of Sarah’s family…We know you will always have fond memories of Sarah. Each of us will remember her in our own special way. Her willingness to help and kind smile will always stay in our hearts. We will keep each of you in our thoughts and prayers.

Jeane Bargo and Billy Gardner

Condolence from Blane and Laura Latta on April 2nd, 2012 12:00 am

To Pam, York, Christina, Nancy and the rest of Sarah’s family. Our hearts are sadden by this being so sudden. Our love and prayers to each of you. Will always have memories of birthday parties and Easter egg hunts and watching our children grow together. Sarah was a giving loving and very thoughtful neighbor that I have missed since she moved.

Condolence from Barbara Jeanne Briggs on April 2nd, 2012 12:00 am

Sarah was my FRIEND.
I praise GOD for her Love and Friendship.
I love her dearly.

Condolence from Rev. Larry Andrews and Deborah on April 2nd, 2012 12:00 am

Bill, Pam and Family: So sorry to hear of the loss of your dear mother. Our prayers are with each of you, as you remain in our thoughts during this most difficult time. May God grant you comfort. Our love to you.

Condolence from Robbie & Lynn Gullie on April 2nd, 2012 12:00 am

With deepest sympathy to York, Christina, Colton and family. You are in our thoughts and prayers and may God bless you with cherisable memories to hold close to your hearts, forever.

Condolence from Teresa Davis Browning on April 3rd, 2012 12:00 am

Pam and Family,
Your Mom was a rare jewel and a fine christian lady. May God be with you during this time and in the days ahead.
God Bless Teresa Gail Davis Browning

Condolence from TRACY CHAMBERS on April 3rd, 2012 12:00 am

Prayers and Thoughts going out to you and your family at this time. Sorry for your loss!

Wayne, Tracy and Mackenzie Chambers

Condolence from Sean Johnson on April 3rd, 2012 12:00 am

My heart goes out to The Poole Family…Prayers are with you York and the rest of your family

Condolence from Karen Bailey on April 3rd, 2012 12:00 am

Sarah was always a joy to be around. I knew her as my neighbor Tommy’s sister at first, but quickly became friends,and then we also shared good times together when we worked in real estate. I mourn her loss with her family, and I will keep the family in my prayers during this very difficult time.

Condolence from Jane Houser Daniels on April 3rd, 2012 12:00 am

I went to school with Sarah at Durham High and are sorry for your loss. Will keep you in my prayers.

Condolence from Marge Nordstrom on April 3rd, 2012 12:00 am

My thoughts are with Sarah’s family and friends. She was a wonderful lady. I met her at Prudential Carolinas Realty. She always had a great smile and made you feel welcome no matter who you were or where you were.

Condolence from Jackie Williams on April 3rd, 2012 12:00 am

Pam and York, I was sadden to hear about Sarah. What a wonderful person she was. She always made me laugh and was such a joy to be around. I know you will miss her. Our prayers will be with you and the family during this time.

Condolence from Susan Attaway Barham on April 3rd, 2012 12:00 am

Sarah was a wonderful woman who made my Daddy’s life very happy. I will miss hiking up the hill to look at the beautiful view with Sarah and I will miss her laugh. She is an angel now and I feel safer knowing she’s watching over my Daddy and all her loved ones.

Condolence from Kathy Moore R.Sc.P. on April 3rd, 2012 12:00 am

My sincerest condolences go out to Sarah’s family and friends. I remember Sarah as a radiant light, a very kind and loving person with a big laugh.
Much Love, Kathy, Center for Spiritual Living Durham.

Condolence from Ciaran Pollen on April 3rd, 2012 12:00 am

Sarah was a Science of Mind Classmate, she was a great addition with her humor and challenging questions. She struck me as a woman of great integrity and character. My condolences to her sister Nancy and nephew John and all of Sarah’s family. Heaven won a brighter star, you will be missed, Love Ciaran

Condolence from Ruby Currin Davis on April 3rd, 2012 12:00 am

To Sarah’s Family, Companion and Sisters,
We were so saddened to learn of Sarah’s sudden passing and offer our sincere condolences. She will be dearly missed.
Our thoughts are especially with Molly during this loss.
Ruby and Earl Davis

Condolence from laura bethune on April 21st, 2012 12:00 am

she was a very good person and always very happy i will alway have u in my heart love you

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