Margaret Poe "Margie" Flinchum

- April 15, 2019

Margie Poe Flinchum, age 82, went to her heavenly home on Monday, April 15, 2019. She was born on Thursday, July 30, 1936. Margie retired from Heironimus Department Store, and she was a faithful member of Bethel Baptist Church. She was devoted to her family and was always the strength and steady guide that supported them all. She will forever be loved and missed. Margie was preceded in death by her loving husband, Herman Flinchum. She was also predeceased by her parents, as well as a brother and sister.

She leaves behind two wonderful children; a son, Michael Poe and wife, Pam of Salem; a daughter, Sally LoDebole of Roanoke; three handsome grandsons, Austin Clayton of Roanoke, Jeremy Poe and Jason Poe of Salem, and a bonus granddaughter, Madison Bowen; a niece, Linda Harshbarger of Salem; sisters, Pi Hall of Florida, Alice Kocher, Shirley Caulfield, Brenda Perkins; and a brother, William “Bud” Beverly, all of Springfield Ohio; and a special Aunt, Barbara Owens of Tennessee.

A funeral service to celebrate her life will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 19, 2019, at the John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home in Salem, Va. with Pastor Hilton Jeffreys officiating. Burial will follow at Sherwood Memorial Park in Salem with family serving as pallbearers.

Friends may visit with the family from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, April 18, 2019, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers make donations to Bethel Food Pantry: 1601 S. Colorado St., Salem, Va. 24153.

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