Poland, Carole Anthony

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Carole Ann Anthony Poland, of Blacksburg, VA, passed away on May 30, 2022. Born in Campbell County, VA, on November 10, 1942, she was daughter of the late Rev. Victor B. Anthony III and Bernice Vaughan Anthony.

She is survived by James H. Poland, her husband of 60 years; her son Stephen Poland and wife, Sally; daughter Susan Giancola and husband, Tom; grandchildren William and James Poland and Emma and Mia Giancola; three brothers, Leslie G. Anthony and wife, Diane, Larry H. Anthony and wife, Susan, and The Rev. David B. Anthony and wife, Stephanie; as well as April Hudgins and a number of nieces and nephews.

She was a graduate of E.C. Glass High School (1961) and VCU (1982) and was a member of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi and a Paul Harris Fellow. She was past president of The Old Stone Church Foundation of the Virginia United Methodist Conference Historical Society and a lifelong member of the United Methodist Church. Along with her husband, she was member of the UT Prosim Society of Virginia Tech.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time. Graveside service will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations can be in memory of Carole to Good Samaritan Hospice at goodsam.care/giving/memorial-or-honor-donation/ or 1160 Moose Drive, Christiansburg, VA 24073.