Kathleen Poe, 87, of Saint Charles, MO, formerly of Vandalia, IL, passed away Wednesday, May 04, 2016, at her daughters home in Saint Charles, MO.
Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, May 07, 2016, at Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL, with Rev. Robert Weaver, officiating. Burial will follow at Fairlawn Cemetery, Vandalia, IL. Visitation will be held from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Saturday, May 07, 2016, at, Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL. Memorials: Unity Baptist Church, Vandalia, IL. Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL, is in charge of arrangements. Online memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www. millerfh.net.
She was born February 02, 1929, in Alica, AR, the daughter of Vines Williams & Martha (Huff) Williams-Niswonger. Married Benjamin Pence 1946, later married Lee Poe on July 30, 1966, Perkins, MO., he passed away March 25, 2016. She was a Homemaker and a Member of Unity Baptist Church, Vandalia, IL.
She is survived by: Son – Larry W. Pence, Shobonier, IL; Daughters – Beverly A. Higgins, Saint Charles, MO & Ginger Taylor, St. Louis, MO; Sisters – Alma Posey, Waterloo, IL and Bonnie Gamble, Maryville, IL; 10 Grandchildren; Many Great Grandchildren; Step-Brothers – Edward Niswonger and Alvin Niswonger, both of Polar Bluff, MO; Step-Sister – Beulah Womper, St. Louis, MO; and Several Nephews & Nieces.
Preceded in death by: Parents; Husband; Daughter – Georgia Wiess; Sister – Mabel Rowe; Half Brother – Eugene Niswonger.