Jeanette Katherine Poage, 63, a resident of Austin for 36 years, passed away on Friday, February 20, 2004, in Houston, Texas. She was born August 13, 1940, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to Ralph and Jewell Burroughs. Jeanette was a member of Great Hills Baptist Church for many years. She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Don Poage. She is survived by her son, Brent Poage, of Austin; daughters, Connie Gonzalez, of Austin, and Sherry McClish, of Cedar Park; sisters, Kay Maxwell of Houston, and Mary Mapes of California; and her mother- in-law, Louise Barret, of Austin. There will be a graveside service at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 26, 2004, in the Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation or the American Heart Association.
Published in the Austin American-Statesman on 2/24/2004.