Shirley Poole Sweeney, 78, of Roanoke, passed away, Monday, May 4, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband Max Sweeney. She was born in 1936 to the late Dwight and Mildred Ferguson Poole.
Shirley was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She was a nurse at Lewis-Gale Hospital and seamstress making many beautiful quilts. She enjoyed traveling, playing scrabble, camping, and traveling with her Shir Shir group.
She is survived by her sons, David (Judy), Randy, Darrell; Grandchildren, Rhiannon, Sarah, Mikayla, Aaron, Liam; Great-grandchildren, Maebel, Wyatt; Brother Tommy Poole(Linda); Friends, Marci, Joe, Janie, Bruce and countless more. Special thanks to her best friend for many years, Betsy Davies. It would be impossible to count the number of lives she touched over the course of her life.
A Graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, May 8, 2015 at Jacksonville Cemetery in Floyd, VA. Family will receive friends 6-8 Thursday, May 7, 2015 at Oakey’s South Chapel. Arrangements by Maberry Funeral Home.