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Florence Voyles          Send a link to a friend

Archived April 4, 2005

MASON CITY -- Florence L. Voyles, 86, of Mason City died Sunday, April 3, 2005, at 12:32 a.m. in Springfield.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Holland and Barry Funeral Home in Lincoln. Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Holland and Barry, with the Rev. James Childs officiating.

Burial will be in Keys Cemetery, Beason.

Mrs. Voyles was a homemaker for her family.

She was born Sept. 8, 1918, in Lincoln to Roscoe and Hulda Wilkie Jones. She married Wayne Voyles on Aug. 8, 1940, in Missouri. He died Jan. 5, 1991.

She is survived by one son, Edwin (and Deanna) Voyles of Beason; one daughter, Jane (and Norman) Bruce of Mason City; five grandchildren, Brian Voyles of Beason, Lori Birnbaum of Lincoln, Jodi Stone of Mason City, Kristi Johnson of Mason City and Rob Bruce of Mason City; seven great-grandchildren, Haylie and Alison Stone of Mason City, Elli, Lane and Kolbi Johnson of Mason City, and Avery and Samuel Birnbaum of Lincoln; and one sister, Ruth Guy of Lincoln.

She was also preceded in death by two sisters and one brother.

She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Mason City, to which memorials may be made.

Robert 'Kent' Poole          Send a link to a friend

Archived April 2, 2005

NEW HOLLAND -- Robert "Kent" Poole, 52, of New Holland, died Friday, April 1, 2005, at 4:10 a.m. at his home.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Holland and Barry Funeral Home in Lincoln. His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with Chad Ragsdale officiating.

Burial will be in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Middletown.

Mr. Poole was a postal worker in Virginia before he retired.

He was born Aug. 6, 1952, at Raleigh, N.C., to Robert Enos and Olive Rudd Poole. He married Jackie Skelton on June 10, 1995, at Fredericksburg, Va.

He is survived by his wife, of New Holland; three sisters, Donna Hall of Woodbridge, Va., Pamela (and Richard) Michaels of Chantilly, Va., and Renee (and Timothy) Moriconi of Spotsylvania, Va.; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was of the Presbyterian faith and was a member of the Lincoln Sportsman Club.

Memorials may be made to the Middletown American Legion Post and the volunteer firemen of Middletown.

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