Alyce Stone Sanders Poe

Published 11:42 am Monday, December 14, 2020

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COLUMBUS, NC. – Alyce Stone Sanders Poe, 92, of Columbus died December 1, 2020, in Landrum, SC. She was born in Springfield, Ohio, the daughter of Carlos W. and Jeanne Stone. She was a life-long homemaker and bookkeeper, and a member of Tryon Presbyterian Church. Survivors are husband, Larry Poe of Columbus, two sons, John P. (Phil) Sanders, Jr of St Augustine, FL and Matt Sanders of Greenville, SC, a grandson, John P. (Trey) Sanders III of Jacksonville, FL, a niece, Katie Springer of Greeley, Colo, and three step-daughters, Holly Poe Durbin of Orange, Calif, Cynthia Poe of Toledo, Ohio and Laurel Gallagher or LaGrange, Ill. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, John P. Sanders, and a sister, Betty Jane Yates. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Tryon Presbyterian Church’s Memorial Fund, 430 Harmon Field Road, Tryon, NC 28782. McFarland Funeral Chapel in Tryon is in charge of arrangements. An online guest register is available at


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