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Mr. James Ross "Hot Shot" Poole, age 89, a resident of Elba, Ala., passed away Thursday, July 15, 2021, at Southeast Health in Dothan, Ala.

Funeral services will be held at Hayes Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, July 22, 2021, beginning at 11 a.m. with Mr. Kevin Mathews and Mr. Steve Qualls officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery with Hayes Funeral Home directing. Visitation will be at Hayes Funeral Home on Thursday, from 9-11 a.m.

James Ross was preceded in death by his parents, Erelene Plant Poole and Jimmie Lee Poole; along with a sister, Sarah Sullivan.

Survivors include his niece: Scarlett P. (Steve) Qualls, Huntsville, Ala., great-niece: Gabrielle Lee Qualls, Huntsville, and Jordan Rae Qualls, Auburn, Ala.; great-nephew: Jarrett Mark Qualls, Tuscaloosa, Ala.; his brother: Bill E. Poole, Huntsville; special friend: Doris Matthews, Elba; as well as other extended family and a host of friends.

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