July 1, 2016
COLUMBUS — Hairlee Poke, 69, died June 17, 2016. Services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Word Church International. Visitation will be one hour prior to services. Lee-Sykes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Poke was born Sept. 10, 1947, to Ethel Jones and the late Willie Ree Jones. He was previously employed as a mechanic. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Tornie Jones; and brothers, John Jones and L.C. Jones. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Judy Hill-Poke; children, Tyrone, Jessica, Jeanette, Timothy, Hardlee, Selwyn and Kianna; brothers, Williel Pope and Willie Jones; sisters, Lucille Keys, Glory Bennett, Essie Winston, Ernestine Foster, Annie Jones-Myrick, Delores Slaughter, Annette Jones, Vickie Jones and Darlene Jones; 15 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.