Charles E. Pou
Charles E. Pou, 92, of Orange, died Monday, Aug. 22, in Orange.
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, August 25, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. John W. Warren of First United Methodist Church. A graveside service will be at 3:00 p.m., Thursday at Ramah Cemetery in Tenaha.
Visitation will be from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., Wednesday at the funeral home.
Mr. Pou was born in Tenaha to Nathaniel Allen and Frances (Coussons) Pou on Jan. 12, 1919. He was a graduate of Stephen F. Austin, served as a 1st Lieutenant in the 2nd Armored Division in the North Africa, Sicily and European theatres of WWII and was an accountant for the Lutcher and Moore Lumber Company, American Bridge Division of US Steel and the Orange County Tax Assessor Office.
He was also a member of the First United Methodist Church for over 60 years and a member of the Orange Lions Club.
He is preceded in death by his parents; wife of 54 years, Sybie Jean (Schrieber) Pou; brother, William T. Pou and sister, Mildred Pou Wisenbaker.
Those left to cherish his memory are his son, Charles E. Pou, Jr. of Washington, D.C.; daughter, Carolyn Jean Pou of Austin; sister, Grace Pou McLaughlin of the Woodlands and numerous cousins, nephews and nieces.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First United Methodist Church, 502 N 6th St, Orange, TX 77630.