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Jerry Clayton Poindexter

October 13, 1948 — June 3, 2023

Mr. Jerry Clayton Poindexter, age 74, of Boonville, North Carolina, went home to be with the Lord on June 03, 2023. Jerry was a retired truck driver of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He loved bluegrass and gospel music, fishing when his health would allow it, camping, and family get-togethers.  He was a great daddy, grandfather, and friend to so many.  He was also a Christian and a member of the Baptist faith.

He was born on October 13, 1948 in Surry County to the late Jesse Clayton Poindexter and Virginia Myrtle (Whitaker) Poindexter.  In addition to his parents, Jerry was preceded in death by his eldest daughter Karen Michelle (Poindexter) Caudill; son Jerry Lee Poindexter; grandchildren Amy Renee Ketterling and Levi Warren Poindexter; and brothers Lloyd Robert Poindexter and Bobby Dean Poindexter.

Left to cherish Jerry's memory include his daughter Tammy Poindexter and Mark Goins of Boonville; grandchildren Amanda Adkins, Samuel Byrd, Karena Greene, Joshua Byrd, Jessica Dowell, and Destinee Poindexter; 13 great-grandchildren; and 1 great great grandchild.  He is also survived by his brother Troy Poindexter; sisters, Barbara Ann (Poindexter) Ashburn and Gail (Poindexter) Johnson; sister-in-law, Ramona Lynn (Faulkner) Poindexter; and several nieces and nephews, extended family members and close friends.

Funeral arrangements are being coordinated by Gentry Family Funeral Services of Yadkinville, NC. A “Celebration of Life” Service will be held on Thursday, June 8th at 2:00PM at the Gentry Family Chapel in Yadkinville with grandson and chaplain Samuel Neil Byrd officiating. Committal and Interment will follow at Rockford Baptist Church.  The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 2:00PM prior to the service at the Gentry Family Funeral Service in Yadkinville.   Flowers are accepted and appreciated.  Online condolences can be made at www.gentryfuneralservice,com. 

 

 


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