Phillip Lee Poore


Phillip Lee Poore, 61, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, at Life Care Center of Athens. 

He was a resident of  Cleveland for 29 years  and a member of First Baptist of Cleveland. 

He loved Tennessee football, pranking, water sports, camping, woodworking  and cycling.

He was preceded in death by his father, Alvin Lee Poore.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Marcia Poore; son, Mitchell (Maggie) Poore; daughter, Sarah (Ahmed) Poore Elkassabani; three grandchildren: Marlee Carringer, Daphane Poore and Ameera Elkassabani; mother, Phyllis Poore; siblings: Karen (Glade) Willis, Peggy (Darrell) Darnbush and Laura (Tim) Brogden; and devoted sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. Special thanks to the Life Care Center of Athens.

In lieu of  flowers, donations can be made to: The Pat Summitt Foundation, 520 W. Summit Hill Drive, Suite 1101, Knoxville, TN 37902.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, from 4 to 8 p.m., at Companion Funeral Home in Cleveland.  


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