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Our condolences to the family and friends of this Poythress fellow. Since
I was unable to determine from the published obit, the age of the below
Poythress fellow, I checked FamilySearch.com; their online public records
index indicates he was born in July 1932.
The below obit was seen 6/20/14 thanks to Legacy.com, as published in The
Atlanta Journal-Constitution from June 13 to June 16, 2014:
Henry A. Poythress Jr.
POYTHRESS, Jr., Henry - Celebration of Life for Henry A. Poythress, Jr.
will be held Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 11:00 am, Thankful Missionary Baptist
Church, 830 W. College Ave., Decatur, Ga, 30030. Dr. F.K. Slaughter, Pastor
He is survived by a devoted wife, Joanne Poythress: son Astayban Poythress:
step-daughter, Romecia Cook: aunts, Carrie Maude Drake and Hazel Poythress:
five grandchildren, three great grandchildren and a host of other relatives
and friends. Visitation Monday, June 16, 4-8pm. Meadows Mortuary, Inc., 419
Flat Shoals Ave., Atlanta, GA. 30316, 404-522-7478.
Our condolences to the family and friends of this wife of Phillip Lee
Poythress. Her obit was seen 6/20/14 at Legacy.com as published in The
[Raleigh, NC] News & Observer on May 20, 2014:
Terry Jones Poythress - Chapel Hill
Terry Jones Poythress, age 56, of Chapel Hill, NC died Sunday May 18,
2014 after a year-long battle with cancer. She was born January 27, 1958 in
Sanford, NC. She worked at UNC for 25 years.
Terry was a choir director at Damascus [Congregational] Church for
several years and had fulfilled many roles there. She was also very active
in her community. Her hobbies included reading and her love for cats.
Terry is survived by her husband, Phil Poythress; her parents, Bruce and
Myrtle Jones of Moncure, NC; her daughter, Jessica Renee Poythress of the
home; her brothers Ray and his wife Wenona Jones of Marston, NC and Phillip
Jones of Moncure; and her sister-in-law, Anne, with her husband Charles
Barry Burns of Chapel Hill.
A visitation will be held Tuesday, May 20, 2014 from 6-8:00PM at Hall
Wynne Funeral Services in Pittsboro, NC. A funeral service will be held
2:00PM Wednesday, May 21, at Damascus Congregational Church in Chapel Hill,
Memorial contributions may be made to UNC Lineburger Cancer Research
Center or a charity of your choice. Hall-Wynne Griffin Chapel is serving
the Poythress family.
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