Beginning March 2nd, 2020 the Mailing Lists functionality on RootsWeb will be discontinued. Users will no longer be able to send outgoing emails or accept incoming emails. Additionally, administration tools will no longer be available to list administrators and mailing lists will be put into an archival state.
Administrators may save the emails in their list prior to March 2nd. After that, mailing list archives will remain available and searchable on RootsWeb
Our sympathy to his family & friends. If anyone can please clarify which
family line this fellow was in, I'd appreciate knowing.
As seen at Legacy.com on 26 Dec 2011, and as published in The News &
Observer on December 26, 2011:
Robert J. Poythress
Robert J. Poythress, 48, Rocky Mount, died 12-25-2011.
Arrangements: Wheeler & Woodlief F.H., Rocky Mount [North Carolina]
Our condolences to the family:
Death in Sylvania, Georgia, as seen at Legacy.com and as published in the
Savannah Morning News on Monday 19 Dec 2011:
Virginia Poythress - SYLVANIA [Georgia] - Mrs. Virginia Moore Sheffield
Poythress, 88, passed away Sunday.
Survivors: sons, Gene and Maxine L. Sheffield and Don Sheffield; daughter,
Barbara S. and Al Hinson; and other relatives. Visitation: 6-8pm Monday at
Joiner Anderson Funeral Home Screven Chapel.
Funeral: Tuesday, December 20, 2011 at 11:00am in the Screven Chapel of
Joiner Anderson Funeral Home.
Joiner Anderson Funeral Home Screven Chapel Savannah Morning News December
I note that we know her late Poythress husband, Troy William Poythress,
from his obit (copied below) of 9 years ago, which was posted to our List
(thus it is in our Poythress List archives online) on 27 Oct 2002 by Debbie
Poythress-Concepcion. He was son of Gazzie Poythress and Minnie Louise
>From the Savannah Morning News; October 18, 2002:
Sylvania - Troy William Poythress, 89, died October 17 at Syl-View Health
He was a retired farmer, member and deacon at Farmdale Baptist Church, and
member of Ogeechee Hunting Club.
Survivors: wife, Virginia Ann Moore Poythress of Sylvania; stepdaughter and
son-in-law, Barbara and Al Hinson of Rincon; two stepsons and
daughter-in-law, Gene and Maxine Sheffield of Sylvania and Don Sheffield of
Newington; sister, Louise P. Lee of Sylvania; seven step-grandchildren;
eight step-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral: 4:00 p.m. Friday at Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home
Chapel, with Rev. Vernon Edenfield officiating.
Burial: Screven County Memorial Cemetery. Thompson-Strickland-Waters.
Due to Rootsweb's decision to close all mailing lists the Poythress group has moved to Groups.io/g/Poythress for continuation of the discussion list. The message archive (1997 - March, 2020) will remain accessible via Rootsweb.