Nellie (Poole) Rolen

Died: Mon., Mar. 19, 2018


Visitation

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Fri., Mar. 23, 2018
Location: Henline - Hughes Funeral Home


Funeral Service

8:00 PM Fri., Mar. 23, 2018
Location: Henline - Hughes Funeral Home


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            Nellie Poole Rolen, age 80 of Bakersville, NC passed away on Monday March 19, 2018 in the Brian Center in Spruce Pine, NC. A native of Greenville County, South Carolina, she was the daughter of the late Earl Poole and Elena Poole McGill. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Russell Poole and a sister, Bobbie Jean Futrell. Nellie retired from Leo's Dancewear in Chicago, IL before moving to Bakersville  with her husband Ed in 1992. She was a member of McKinney Cove Baptist Church and the Ruritan Club.

            Nellie is survived by her husband, Ed Rolen of the home; son, Tom Rolen and wife Nancy of Knoxville, TN; brother, Paul Poole of Greenville, SC; two granddaughters: Elena Rolen Black and husband Glen and Hannah Rolen Lineberger and husband Steven; three great grandchildren: Emma Black, Lydia Black and Michael Lineberger and numerous nieces and nephews.

            Funeral services will be 8:00 pm Friday, March 23, 2018 in the chapel of Henline-Hughes Funeral Home with Todd Ayers and Daniel Whetstine officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm prior to the service. Burial will be 10:00 am Saturday in the McKinney Cove Cemetery.

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shirley m ledford
   Posted Wed March 21, 2018
Loved Nellie so much .She has always treated me and my daughter like we were family.she will be missed more than i can say. Praying for the family.

Darnell Voyles Laslie
   Posted Thu March 22, 2018
Deepest sympathy to all the family. Aunt Nellie was a wonderful person and she will be dearly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Barbara Squires
   Posted Thu March 22, 2018
We are all so sorry about Nellie's passing. She was a very sweet and kind lady. Our thoughts will be with you. We know the following days will be rough for you.

Sherry Gentry
   Posted Thu March 22, 2018
There’s no words that I can think of that could possibly say how much I loved and respected my precious little aunt. She was small in stature but had a heart the size of Texas. She was more than an aunt, she was also one of my best friends. I am so thankful that God chose me to be a part of her family and I am honored to have had the opportunity to share so many things in life with her. Not many aunts can say they were as close to their family as she was. Even the great great nieces and nephews had a special place in their heart for her. They all looked forward to the day when they could say they were taller than her. It gives me great comfort knowing that she is standing tall, pain free, no worries, just walking the streets of heaven enjoying herself like never before. Fly high aunt Nellie, Fly high!! You are loved and will never be forgotten.

Tammy Poole Phillips
   Posted Fri March 23, 2018
I'm so sorry to hear about Aunt Nellie she was a very special lady and Loved by so many all she talked about was getting everyone together and I'm sorry she didn't get that chance. Daddy (Russell) loved her so much I could remember him getting excited when he would find out she was coming to visit him. Sorry I can't be there but know I'm with you all in my heart. Ed and Tom my prayers are with you both 😘 Love you all.

Dennis And Connie King
   Posted Sun March 25, 2018
Very sorry we had no idea she had passed we would have loved to get a chance to say goodbye. Call if you need anything

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