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Edna Davis Poore

Edna Davis Poore passed away in her home in Middletown, Indiana on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. She was 92 years, 7 months, and four days old.

Edna was born in August 15, 1926, Keno, Kentucky. She was the 9th of 10 living children born to William Henry Davis and Lydia Emerine Morrow both of Pulaski County, Kentucky. Her siblings included Othel, Arnold, Elbert, Georgia, Margaret, Ruby, Elsie, Junior, and Esther.

In 1942, at the age of 16, she moved to New Castle, Indiana, to work in the factories that were supporting the war effort.

In 1955 she married Delmar Joseph Poore, a Navy man from Byrdstown, Tennessee. They moved onto a farm in Middletown, Indiana; where they went on to have four children: Oscar William, Portia Faye, Michael Dennis, and Nancy Sue.

In 1972, at age 16, Oscar died in an accident. He is forever missed.

Edna worked at the Delco-Remy factory until her retirement. She cared for her beloved husband Delmar in his waning years until his death in 1999. They were married for 44 years.

Edna is survived by three children: Faye Buck (husband William Buck), Nancy Fletcher, and Mike Poore; six grandchildren: Amber Beaman Batzloff (husband Gary Batzloff), Crystal Beaman Barker (husband Andy Barker), Zebediah Poore, Shenna Fletcher, Lydia Buck, and Zane Poore, a great-grandchild, great-grandchild on-the-way, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 10:30 AM-12:30 PM at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service, 3406 South Memorial Dr., New Castle, Indiana. Services will begin at 12:30 PM. Burial will follow at South Mound Cemetery. You may express condolences or share a memory of Edna at www.hinsey-brown.com.