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Katherine "Katie" Little Poe

February 3, 1923 ~ December 20, 2017 (age 94)

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Katherine "Katie" Cureton Little Poe, 94, widow of William Nelson Poe, of Greenville, died Wednesday, December 20, 2017.

Born February 3, 1923 in Greenville, she was the daughter of the late Tollie Lee and Hugh Cureton Little.

She attended Furman University and graduated from Winthrop College in 1944.

She was a member of Earle Street Baptist Church where she taught the 13 year old girls Sunday school class for many years. She was a member of the Junior League of Greenville and worked in the travel industry for 35 years.

Surviving are a daughter, Katherine Poe Thomason (George) of Spartanburg; two sons, William Nelson Poe, Jr. (Cindy) of Greenville, and Harry Lee Poe (Mary Anne) of Jackson, TN; five granddaughters, Harriet Poe Coker (Hollis) of Lexington, SC, Frances Cureton Poe, of Greenville, Katherine Ferguson Martin (Dane) of Mt. Tremper, NY, Rebecca Poe Hays (Joshua) of Waco, TX, and Mary Ellen Poe of Jackson, TN; and four nephews, Tollie Lee Mitchell, Sam Mitchell, Frank Poe, and George Poe.

She was predeceased by her sister, Margaret Little Proffett of Charlotte, NC.

The family will receive friends Thursday, December 28, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. in the fellowship hall of Earle Street Baptist Church. A funeral service will be held immediately following in the church sanctuary, followed by burial at Woodlawn Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Earle Street Baptist Church, 225 W. Earle St., Greenville, SC 29609 or Miracle Hill Ministries, 490 S. Pleasantburg Dr. Greenville, SC 29602.

Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Downtown

Cemetery Details

Woodlawn Memorial Park
1 Pine Knoll Drive
Greenville, SC, 29609

Receiving of Friends

DEC 28. 01:00 PM - 02:15 PM

Earle Street Baptist Church

225 W. Earle Street

Greenville, SC, US, 29609

Funeral Service

DEC 28. 02:30 PM

Earle Street Baptist Church

225 W. Earle Street

Greenville, SC, US, 29609

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