Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home
Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home

Charlotte M. Poe

Charlotte M. Poe, 85, 0f Springfield, formerly of Beason, passed away January 31, 2024, at her home surrounded by her family.
Visitation will be from 5-7 PM Monday, February 5, 2024, at Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 10 AM Tuesday, February 6, 2024, also at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Chestnut cemetery.

Charlotte was born March 22, 1938, the daughter of Joseph Howard Hunter and Martha Faye (Fletcher) Hunter. She married Marlin Nelson Poe. He preceded her in death in 1998.
She graduated from Beason High School class of 1956. Charlotte was, at one time, a restaurant owner in Lincoln, IL., a grocery store owner in Kenney, IL. and worked as a retail clerk at Walmart. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, reading, and puzzles. She was an avid Chicago Cubs fan. She was a member of the Beason Methodist Church, was a 4-H member and a 4-H leader for her daughters and nieces. She led the neighbors and friends 4-H group.

Survivors include her sons Nelson Lee Poe and Norman Lynn Poe (Nancy), her daughters JoEllen Poe Ackerman (Chris) and Nancy Lynette Poe Long (Jay), grandchildren: Jonathon Poe, Norman Lynn Poe Jr., Christopher Nelson Ackerman, Steven Todd Ackerman, Katie Long, and Jenna Long, great grandchildren: Logan Hunter Ackerman, Kinsley Rae Ackerman, Isla Mae Ackerman, and Alexander Poe.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a brother Bobby Joe Hunter, and a sister Dixie Ingram.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude’s or to the Humane Society of Logan County and will be accepted at the funeral home.

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