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Obituary for Elder Chyre D. Poe

Elder Poe went from labor to reward on July 26, 2017 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. A funeral service was held on Monday, July 31, 2017 at Anderson Tabernacle Church by God of Faith. Burial followed in the Bethel Church Cemetery.

She was born on June 25, 1955 in Wilmington, North Carolina to the late Doris and James Worley. She spent her childhood years in the Leland area being raised by the late Henry and Bertha Elizabeth Scarborough Formey. When she moved to Chicago, she graduated from Simeon High School in 1973.

In July 1973, Elder Poe married Adrian Tyrell Poe Sr. They were blessed with three children through this union. She worked at Brunswick County Schools for over 25 years. Her last position was cafeteria manager at Belville Elementary School in Leland, North Carolina. A faithful member of Anderson Tabernacle Church By God of Faith in Wilmington, she served in many capacities in ministry with her last position as Senior Elder and Sunday School teacher.

Elder Poe leaves to mourn her brother, Rodney Johnson Sr. (Elaine) of Chicago, Illinois. Her eldest brother, Broderick Worley, and her youngest brother, Terry Johnson, preceded her in death.

Elder Poe leaves three children: Chantel Vann (Gregory) of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Safiya Poe of the city, Adrian Tyrell Poe Jr. (L’Tonya) of Charlotte, North Carolina; two special nieces, Tammie Davis and Crystal Black (Clifford); a special Aunt/ Godmother, Geneva Gilyard of Chicago, Illinois; two grandsons (Jahmari and Jaiden); one granddaughter (Imani); four nephews (Rodney Jr., Elijah, Dwane, and Terell); two nieces (Regina and Iylana); three grand nephews (Tamire, Nassier, and Clifford Jr.); two grand nieces (Ciara and Ce’Yonna); two goddaughters (Whitney Nixon and Stephanie Murrill); special friends, Mother Carol, Deacon Jones, and
Shirley Hill, and a host of beloved cousins, co-workers and extended family members.

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