Poore, James Luther
July 9, 1936
World War Veteran Claimed by Death
James Luther Poore died Wednesday, July 1,
age 37 years, 8 months and 4 days. He had been
ill with tuberculosis since returning from the World
war, where he served as a volunteer with the Marine
Corps. His death was unexpected, as he was able to
drive his car into Sparta on the day before his death.
On Wednesday, he took seriously ill with a hemorrhage
and lived only a few minutes. Luther was big-hearted
fellow an a true friend to his companions. He professed
faith in Christ several months before his death.
Funeral services were held at the home of his mother,
Mrs. Alice Poore, conducted by Rev. Oscar Jones, Rev.
J. W. Allison and members of the American Legion.
Interment was at New Hope cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Vada Poore; three
daughters, Essie Gaines, Ella Jean and Alice Jane:
his mother, Mrs. Alice Poore; one sister, Mrs. Floyd
Harris; and one brother, Arthur Poore.
The bereaved have our deepest sympathy.