Nunnelee Funeral Chapel

205 North Stoddard, Sikeston, MO


Dorothy Leigh Poore

June 6, 1941July 10, 2020

Dorothy Leigh Edwards Poore, age 79, of New Madrid, MO. passed away on July 10, 2020 at New Madrid Living Center in New Madrid, MO. She was born June 6, 1941 in New Madrid, MO., to the late John H. and Dorothy Ullom Edwards Sr.. On October 3, 1981 in New Madrid, MO., Dorothy Leigh married Cloyce Poore, who preceded her in death on July 17, 2016. Survivors include: her children, Andy Carroll of New Madrid, MO., Lesleigh (Bill) Reeves of Madison, MS., Curt (Kelly) Poore of Jackson, MO., Mark (Yolanda) Poore of Tampa, FL., Thad Poore of Hartselle, AL., and Leslie (Brad) Kenedy of East Prairie, MO.; one sister, Betty J. Edwards of Memphis, TN.; 13 grandchildren, Lynleigh Carroll, Logan Carroll, Taylor (Matt) Hamlett, James Curtis (Jordan) Poore, Park Poore, Josh (Beth) Dixson, Addison Poore, Landon Poore, Hannah Poore, Ethan Poore, Evan and August Kenedy; four great grandchildren, Ruby Hamlett, Skylar Dixson, Gillian Dixson and Brody Weir. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one brother, John H. Edwards II and one sister, Sue Edwards Martin. Visitation will be held on July 13, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of funeral service at 11:00 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in New Madrid, MO. with Bro. Jeff Polk and Rev. Terry Lippstreu officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery in New Madrid, MO.

Memorial Donations:

New Madrid United Methodist Church 627 Mill St. New Madrid, MO 63869

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Ann Barnwell Pounds

July 11, 2020

Ms. Dorothy was always a stylish’s lady. Sending prayers, love and hugs to your family.

Angie Moore

July 11, 2020

Dorothy was truly one of a kind!! She was kind, feisty and a fighter!!! I’ll never forget you or Cloyce!!! You both are together now!! ❤️