Mae Lahoma Poe West

February 22, 2013 

Mae Lahoma Poe West, age 85 passed away Thursday February 21, 2013 in Durham, NC.

She was born in Chilhowie, VA to the late Charles & Vita Poe and was preceded in death by her husband Fitzhugh West. She attended the Northside Christian Church in Durham, NC.

Survivors include: one daughter and son-in-law, Judy East and husband Larry, Durham, NC; three brothers, Gerald Poe, Johnson City, TN, Dean Poe, Clarksville, TN, Carl “Bud” Poe, Chilhowie, VA; four sisters, Magdeline Elledge, Marion, VA, Maxine Martin, Chilhowie, VA, Linda Butler, Flint, TX, Anna Jean Smith, Story, AR; three grandchildren, Travis Hardin, Bristol, TN, Carla Garcia, Morrisville, NC, Brett East, Durham, NC; six great-grandchildren.

Graveside funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m. Sunday, February 24, 2013 at the West Cemetery in Marion with Pastor Larry East officiating.

The family will receive friends on Friday from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at their home at 607 Braden Drive, Durham, NC and Sunday from 2:30-3:30 p.m. at the Bradley’s Funeral Home in Marion.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at

Bradley’s Funeral Home, Marion is serving the family.

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