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Obituary for Martin Clinton Poole Jr.

Martin Clinton Poole Jr., 68 of Franklin, passed away on Monday, February 15, 2021.

Born in Albuquerque, NM, and was raised in Columbia, SC, 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, GA. 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, SC and Alan Poole of Franklin, NC; and two sisters, Rachel P. Rosbach (Phil) of Aiken, SC, and Jane Wiles (Anthony) of Salley, SC. Martin has three grandchildren, Johnathan (Cassie) Poole, Jordan Poole, and Melinda Miller; along with several nieces and nephews surviving.

Funeral Service will be Saturday, February 20, at 1pm in the Chapel of Macon Funeral Home. Mark Brown will officiate, with special remembrances being brought by other family members. Burial will be in the Woodlawn Cemetery.

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

The family will receive friends from 12pm till 1pm, one hour prior to the service at Macon Funeral Home.

Macon Funeral Home and the Martin Poole family respectfully asks that all attendees wear masks and social distancing be practiced.

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Macon Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.