Betty M. Poole, 81, of Philpot, passed away on Friday, November 18, 2022 at the Heartford House. Betty was born in Whitesville on May 25, 1941 to the late Thomas W. and Mary Gertrude Edge Mills.
She was a lifetime member of St. Mary of the Woods Catholic Church, Whitesville. She was a homemaker and loved raising her children.
In addition to her parents, Betty is preceded in death by her brothers, Herman; John; Bem; George; Archie; Ora and sisters, Mary Ann Mayfield; Ellen Roby; and Jean Varble.
Betty is survived by her husband of 59 years, James Poole; her children Lisa (Barry) Sacra, and Bruce (Sheila) Poole; grandchildren, Charlie Sacra, Craig (Trisha) Sacra; great-grandchild; Naomi Sacra; honorary grandchildren; Sara Kessenger, Andrew, Shayna, Savannah Howard, Madison Berry and Zach Payne, honorary great-grandchildren; Ashton, December Evie and Kai; and her sisters, Florence Brown, Rose Wall and Margaret (J. C.)Boarman.
Betty was faithful to her commitment of an Adoration hour at her church. She also volunteered many years at St. Vincent DePaul Store in Whitesville.
A Funeral Mass will be said on Tuesday, November 22, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary of the Woods Catholic Church in Whitesville with burial following at St. Mary of the Woods Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with prayers at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, November 21 at Cecil Funeral Home in Whitesville.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to St. Vincent DePaul Store in Whitesville, KY.