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Nancy Poole

March 12, 1962 — May 22, 2020

Bennett, N.C.

Nancy Jacqueline McNeill Poole, 58, of Bennett passed away on Friday, May 22, 2020 at the UNC Hospice House in Pittsboro. Due to the current COVID-19 mandate, no formal visitation will be held. A graveside memorial service will be held at Bennett Baptist Church at 2:00 pm on Friday, May 29, 2020 with Rev. Jason Whitehurst, Rev. Edwin Moore, and Rev. Tim Strider presiding. Friends may sign the register at Joyce-Brady Chapel from 10:00 am-5:00 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday. Friends are invited to visit the family at their residence following the service.

Nancy was born on March 12, 1962 Eva Mae Phillips and Peter Paul McNeill, Sr. She was a member of Bennett Baptist Church and enjoyed the Ladies’ Fellowship and helping in the kitchen at church functions. She was formerly employed as a CNA.  Nancy loved her dog, “Gizmo”, her cats, and Pepsi. She loved her children and grandchildren. Alex had a special place in her heart.

Her father preceded her in death. Nancy is survived by her husband, Tommy Poole, of the home; son, Tony Ray Smith, Jr. (Kelly) of Randleman; step-daughters, Jami Marie Poole, of Asheboro and Rachel Elizabeth Tucker (Phillip), of High Point; grandchildren: Lauren, Alex, Carly, Ava, Raylene, Braxton, and Mallory; mother, Eva Mae McNeill, of Bennett; sisters, Janet Scott (Mark) of Bennett and Murlene Martin, of Siler City; brother, Peter Paul McNeill, Jr., of Bennett and a host of family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts can be made online at, or checks made payable to the Medical Foundation of NC may be mailed to 123 West Franklin Street, Suite 510, Chapel Hill NC 27516.

Condolences may be offered online at

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Graveside memorial service

Friday, May 29, 2020

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Bennett Baptist Church cemetery

, Bennett, NC 27208

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