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Josephine "Joker" Poole

September 23, 1933 — March 4, 2023

Josephine "Joker" Poole

Chesterfield, SC


        Mrs. Josephine "Joker" Poole, age 89, entered into rest on Saturday, March 4, 2023. Funeral services will be 11:00 AM on Thursday, March 9, 2023 at Shiloh United Methodist Church by Pastor Fred McDaniel with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will greet friends from 10:00 to 11:00 AM on Thursday in the Shiloh United Methodist Church sanctuary prior to the service.


          Mrs. Poole was born September 23, 1933 in Chesterfield, SC a daughter of the late Robert Roy and Mary Luella Tucker Shaw. Joker was a dedicated lifelong member of Shiloh United Methodist Church. She loved music and was a member of the choir for 51 years. Joker was also the church historian and loved every minute she spent working at it. She enjoyed sharing pictures she had taken at church events. Joker loved the Prayer Shawl Ministry at Shiloh and the fellowship that the group shared. Her greatest love in life was her family and her many “honorary” grandchildren.


          In addition to her parents, Mrs. Poole was also preceded in death by her husband, John “Shang” Poole; brothers, Dale Shaw, Gene Shaw, Buddy Shaw, Wayne Shaw; sisters, Betty Johnson, Sara “fuzzy” Sellers, and Debbie Rivers.


          Survivors include her siblings, Sylvia (Al) Huggins of Chesterfield, SC, Bennie Lou (Benny) Moore of Cheraw, SC, Bonnie (Pat) Millican of Bend, TX, Annie Freeman of Pageland, SC, and Rachel (Tim) White of Cordell, OK.


          Memorials may be made to Shiloh United Methodist Church, 3154 HWY 102, Chesterfield, SC 29709; or to the charity of one’s choice.  


Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home ( of Chesterfield, SC is the serving the Poole family.

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