Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

February 20, 2013

Irene Martin Poff

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEWELL — Irene Martin Poff, age 91, of Camellia Drive (Bluewell), Bluefield, W.Va., passed away on Monday, February 18, 2013 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center.

Born on May 7, 1921 in Summersville, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Rosetta O’Dell Martin. She had been a resident of Bluewell for 55 years and was a member of the Bluewell United Methodist Church where she enjoyed quilting with the Quilting Club. She was also a member of the Gleaners Sunday School Class. She was a homemaker.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Everette C. “Pat” Poff; a granddaughter, Jessika Morgan; two sisters and three brothers. She was the last surviving member of her family.

Survivors include: Son: Coy Poff and wife Julie of Charlotte, N.C.; grandson: Brandon Poff; three great-grandchildren: Bryson Poff, Hunter Morgan, and Sidney Morgan.

Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home Chapel in Bluewell with the Rev. Steve Rector officiating. Entombment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens Mausoleum in Princeton with family and friends serving as pallbearers.

Friends may call on Thursday from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the funeral home.

Online condolences will be accepted at

Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell, 3431 Coal Heritage Road (Bluewell), Bluefield, WV 24701 is serving the family.