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James W. Poindexter

September 13, 1925 - July 30, 2016

U.S. Veteran

Burial Date August 1, 2016

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James Walter Poindexter, 90, of Brookneal passed away peacefully Saturday, July 30, 2016 at home. He was the husband first of the late Delma F. Poindexter and second of the late Rachel D. Clark-Poindexter.

James was born in Campbell County, September 13, 1925, son of the late James Thomas Poindexter and Ura Tweedy Poindexter. He was a member of Falling River Baptist Church, a U.S. Navy veteran of WW II and a retired farmer.

He is survived by one son, J. Malon Poindexter (Pamela) of Brookneal; two granddaughters, Brooke P. Bakken (Magnus) of Tjome, Norway, Ashley P. Elliott (Matt) of Charlotte, NC; two great-grandchildren, Klara and Liam Bakken; two step-daughters, Marilyn Jones (Mike) of Phenix, Valerie Brown (Tim) of Brookneal; two sisters, Sterling Tuck of Concord, Evelyn Fisher of Volens.

A funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Monday, August 1, 2016 at Falling River Baptist Church by the Rev. Keith Williams. A private, family only, committal service will be held prior the funeral in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends following the funeral service in the church fellowship hall.

Memorial contributions may be made to Gleaning for the World, P. O. Box 645, Concord, VA 24538 or a charity of your choice.

Henderson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Brookneal is assisting the family.