James William Poles, 91, of Hume, passed away November 21, 2018, at his residence.
He was born on January 18, 1927.
James was an U.S. Army veteran and was Chairman of the Deacon Board at Beulah Baptist Church in Markham.
James is survived by his wife, Flora B. Poles of Hume; a daughter, Cynthia A. Poles-Suite of New Carrollton, Maryland; three sons, Darnell Poles and French Poles, both of Hume, and Robert Poles of Dallas, Texas; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
A daughter, Barbara Jean Townley, and a granddaughter, Andria Poles, preceded him in death.
The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to noon Friday, November 30, when the funeral will begin at Beulah Baptist Church, 3124 Beulah Road, Markham. Rev. Douglas Gore will deliver the eulogy. Interment with military honors will take place at Mt. Morris Community Cemetery in Hume.
Online condolences may be offered at www.joynesfuneralhome.com