Naomi Beam Poe
Jun 15, 2013
Naomi Beam Poe
June 15, 2013
Naomi Beam Poe, 91, a 27-year resident of Athens, died peacefully on Saturday, June 15, 2013, in Athens, with family members at her side.
She was born in Tallmadge, Ohio, to the late Charles and Jenny Beam. She was the wife of Alfred Poe, who died in 1982. They raised four wonderful children, Sandra Poe Snethen and her husband, Paul, Charles Poe and his wife, Carol, William Poe and his wife, Kem, and Alfred Poe and his wife, Christine.
Married just prior to World War II, she attended Kent State University and obtained her bachelor\'s degree in educational science while her husband served his country. She eventually went on to complete her master\'s degree at Oakland University in Michigan.
She and her family were longtime Northville, Mich., residents. She was a beloved elementary teacher at Moraine and Amerman Elementary from 1968 through 1989.
She was preceded in death by her two younger sisters, Viola Chudanov and Jackie Shreve.
Survivors include her four children, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
The family wishes to thank Caris Hospice and the staff of NHC for their compassionate care.
She will be laid to rest alongside her husband in Rootstown, Ohio. There, family and friends will attend a private ceremony.
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Serenity Funeral Home and Cremation Center of Etowah is in charge of arrangements.