Martin Clinton Poole Jr.

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FRANKLIN – Martin Clinton Poole Jr., 68, passed away on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021.

He was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico and was raised in Columbia, South Carolina until he made Franklin his home 41 years ago. He was the son of the late Martin Clinton Poole Sr. and Rachel Cooper Poole.  

Martin taught carpentry for 21 years at LBJ Job Corps before going to work as a Business Representative for Southeastern Carpenters Regional Council in Atlanta. He was a member of the Masonic Broad River Lodge #377 and the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. 

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Linda Browder Poole; daughter, Beth P. Miller (Shawn Keener) of Franklin; two sons, Martin C. Poole III (Holly) of Greenville, South Carolina and Alan Poole of Franklin; and two sisters, Rachel P. Rosbach (Phil) of Aiken, South Carolina and Jane Wiles (Anthony) of Salley, South Carolina. Martin has three grandchildren, Johnathan (Cassie) Poole, Jordan Poole, and Melinda Miller; along with several nieces and nephews surviving.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, in the chapel of Macon Funeral Home. Mark Brown officiated, with special remembrances brought by other family members. Burial was in the Woodlawn Cemetery. 

Pallbearers were Martin Poole III, Alan Poole, Johnathan Poole, Jordan Poole, Philip Poole, and Shawn Keener.

The family received friends one hour prior to the service at Macon Funeral Home.

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