October 5, 1938 - December 27, 2018
Barney Lee Poe, age 80, of Bristol, VA passed away on Thursday, December 27, 2018 at Wellmont Hospice House. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wiley and Rissie Haga Poe and three brothers, David, Ray and Robert Poe. He worked as a steel supervisor for Bristol Steel and Ironworks. He received the Lord when he was 69 and enjoyed reading the Bible. He loved Jesus Christ, his family and friends. He was a member of Jackson Memorial Church. He also loved to turkey shoot and going fishing. Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Alta Blaylock Poe; two daughters, Judy Williams and husband, Marcus of Blountville, TN and Janet Hicks of Bristol, VA; three sons, Ronnie Poe and wife, Vickie; Ricky Poe and wife, Tammy and Roger Poe and wife, Emily, all of Bristol, VA; five sisters, Ennis Wright of Mendota, VA; Evelene Arnold of Abingdon, VA; Pauline Bowman and husband, Walter of Bluff City, TN; Christine Hudler of Abingdon, VA and Shirley O’Hara and husband, Mike of Bluff City, TN; one brother, Earl Poe and wife, Patsy of Bristol, VA; two sisters-in-law, Tonda Poe and Bernice Poe; eleven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. The family would like to give a special thanks to Dr. David Thompson and his staff for their compassionate care. The funeral service will be conducted at 7:00 P.M., Saturday, December 29. 2018 at Jackson Memorial Church with Rev. Gary Harless, Rev. Dennis Burnette and Rev. Steve McCoy officiating. The committal service and interment will be conducted at 2:00 P.M., Sunday at Mountain View Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Matthew Hicks, Shea Poe, Bradley Poe, Jerrod Poe, Levi Williams, Zane Poe, Nathaniel Poe and Chris Barker. Honorary pallbearers will be Leon Harless, Paul Jackson, Barry Mann and his special friends, Harold Malone, Wilma Rutherford and her family, Richard Odum and too many to name. The family will receive friends from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M., Saturday prior to the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Jackson Memorial Church, 11254 Goose Creek Rd., Bristol, VA 24202. Condolences and memories may be left for the family at akardfuneralhome.com Akard Funeral Home, (423) 989-4800 is serving the Poe family.
Barney Lee Poe, age 80, of Bristol, VA passed away on Thursday, December 27, 2018 at Wellmont Hospice House. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wiley and Rissie Haga Poe and three brothers, David, Ray and Robert Poe. He worked as a steel... View Obituary & Service Information
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